A police officer walks among vehicles submerged in mud in Breil-sur-Roya, south-eastern France, on Sunday. Photo: AFP A police officer walks among vehicles submerged in mud in Breil-sur-Roya, south-eastern France, on Sunday. Photo: AFP
A police officer walks among vehicles submerged in mud in Breil-sur-Roya, south-eastern France, on Sunday. Photo: AFP

France and Italy step up rescue efforts for missing persons after three killed in floods

  • Rescue efforts were concentrated on the Roya valley where roughly 1,000 firefighters, backed by helicopters and the army, resumed their search
  • Eight people remained unaccounted for on the French side of the border after storms, torrential rain and flash floods battered the area

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A police officer walks among vehicles submerged in mud in Breil-sur-Roya, south-eastern France, on Sunday. Photo: AFP A police officer walks among vehicles submerged in mud in Breil-sur-Roya, south-eastern France, on Sunday. Photo: AFP
A police officer walks among vehicles submerged in mud in Breil-sur-Roya, south-eastern France, on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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