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Azerbaijan: Severe Local Storm: 2002/10/22 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/10/22
Country or District Azerbaijan
Event Type Severe Local Storm
Outline Forty-three people are feared to have died after a ship capsized during a storm in the Caspian sea on Tuesday morning. Only nine people were rescued, one of whom later died in hospital.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/10/23
Dead: 1 person
Missing: 41 people

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