During the flood in North Korea killed dozens of people

As a result of flooding caused by heavy rains in the Korean peninsula, North Korea killed dozens of people, according to Agence France-Presse, with reference to an official announcement in Pyongyang.

Flooding across the country were destroyed about three thousand houses, leaving homeless more than eight thousand people.

In addition, local farmers have been hit hard, as the crops of different cultures in many fields were literally washed away.

The message from Pyongyang that the cause of all these disasters were rains that fell in the middle of June and July. On what the consequences were caused last floods that South Korea also killed dozens of people, not reported.

Earlier, North Korea has repeatedly appealed to the international community for food aid after crop failures caused by natural disasters. This time, Pyongyang agreed to help the Chinese — they have already submitted their neighbors load of food.

The UN estimates that in the 1990s, from famine caused by inefficient farming and crop failures in North Korea killed nearly 2.5 million people, or 10 percent of the population.

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