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Hurricane Michael: 29 People Dead, Scores Suffering

Hurricane Michael: 29 People Dead, Scores Suffering
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Hurricane Michael has so far claimed 29 lives in the United States, media reports stated.

According to the CNN broadcaster, 19 people died in the state of Florida, six in Virginia, three in North Carolina and one in Georgia.

The hurricane left more than 158,000 people, including about 140,000 in Florida, without electricity.

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA], 16,000 federal employees, including more than 8,000 military personnel, were helping with the response efforts.

“Michael” hit the US southern coast leaving the city of Mexico Beach, Florida, ruined.

According to Fox News, the economic loss the hurricane caused may amount to some $30 billion.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team