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3 killed, 20 others injured by typhoon Lingling in South Korea

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Mehboob Ali Shaikh
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Mehboob Ali Shaikh is the Bureau Chief of World News Observer. Based in Canada, working with Toronto 360 TV. Mehboob has accomplished Years of experience in print and broadcast media. He is an active participant in Social media strategies, including Facebook, Twitter and Skype.

The powerful typhoon Lingling that hit South Korea recently has left three people dead, at least 20 others injured, several buildings destroyed and tens of thousands of homes without electricity.

“The authorities are reviewing the damage caused by typhoon Lingling, assessing the extent of the damage caused by it and initiating waste removal and disinfection operations”, the Yon hap news agency quoted the Interior and Public Safety Ministry as saying.

The typhoon swept through South Korea’s west coast on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights after heavy rains and strong winds across the country.

Dozens of flights were canceled or rescheduled due to the hurricane and several roads were closed due to falling trees and bad weather.

Read also: South Korea advises its citizens to avoid right-wing rallies in Japan

Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh is the Bureau Chief of World News Observer. Based in Canada, working with Toronto 360 TV. Mehboob has accomplished Years of experience in print and broadcast media. He is an active participant in Social media strategies, including Facebook, Twitter and Skype.

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