Flash floods, mudslides kill 13 people in South Korea

Flooding and landslides have killed at least 13 people and forced hundreds from their homes in South Korea.
It has been triggered by the country’s longest monsoon in years, which has brought 42 consecutive days of rain.

Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Paju, South Korea.

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