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Serbia and Bosnia Face Worst Flooding in 120 Years

Image: People are carried by a front loader as they evacuate from their flooded houses in Topcic Polje
People are carried by a front loader as they evacuate from their flooded houses in Topcic Polje, near Zepce on Friday.DADO RUVIC / Reuters

The heaviest rains and floods in 120 years have hit Bosnia and Serbia this week, killing at least five people so far. The floods have forced hundreds out of their homes, damaged roads and bridges, shut down schools and cut off power for entire towns.

In the photo above, people are carried by a front loader as they evacuate from their flooded houses in Topcic Polje, near Zepce on Friday.

Image: A member of the Bosnian army carries a boy rescued from his home, during floods, in the Bosnian town of Maglaj
A member of the Bosnian army carries a boy rescued from his home, during floods, in the Bosnian town of Maglaj on Friday.Amel Emric / AP