People stand in flooded streets in Petropolis, Brazil on February 15. Photo: Lucas Mariano via Reuters
People stand in flooded streets in Petropolis, Brazil on February 15. Photo: Lucas Mariano via Reuters
Brazil

At least 38 dead, fears of higher death toll after floods and mudslides in Brazil

  • The state fire department said late on Tuesday that more than 180 soldiers were already working in the stricken Petropolis region
  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is on a trip to Russia, said on Twitter that he instructed his ministers to deliver immediate support to those affected

People stand in flooded streets in Petropolis, Brazil on February 15. Photo: Lucas Mariano via Reuters
People stand in flooded streets in Petropolis, Brazil on February 15. Photo: Lucas Mariano via Reuters
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