Majorca flash flood kills at least 10 on Spanish island
04:04 Thu Oct 11, 2018
Taken from/By: BBC
Report by: BBC
A flash flood on the Spanish island of Majorca has killed at least 10 people, including at least three foreigners.
A wave of muddy water engulfed the town of Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, in the east of the island, after heavy rain caused a river to burst its banks.
Vehicles were swept away as water gushed through narrow streets.
Hundreds of emergency workers and sniffer dogs are involved in the search-and-rescue effort. A five-year-old child is missing.
Who are the victims?
The dead include six Spanish nationals, a Dutch tourist, a British couple and one unidentified victim.
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