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Scores killed in Vietnam floods as APEC summit begins

Scores killed in Vietnam floods as APEC summit begins
From Al Jazeera - November 7, 2017

Typhoon Damrey tore across central Vietnam over the weekend, just days before the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders was expected to begin, among them US President Donald Trump, Chinas PresidentXi Jinping and Russias PresidentVladimir Putin.

The Vietnam National Search and Rescue Committee said at least 61 people were killed and 28 were missing.

It said some of the victims were in vessels that capsized at sea. Others were killed in landslides. It did not give a full breakdown.

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