At least 50 people killed, dozens missing after Vietnam typhoon

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    Aid workers in Vietnam say least 50 people have been killed and dozens are missing after a powerful typhoon triggered landslides in some remote areas. Local authorities say at least 12 fishermen have also been killed. Hundreds of soldiers and heavy machinery have been deployed to affected areas to help search for survivors. Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi is following developments from Kuala Lumpur. –

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