An aerial view shows a flooded area near the Northern-Bosnian town of Brcko on May 18, 2014. (AFP PHOTO ELVIS BARUKCIC)
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Thousands in Serbia, Bosnia flee historic floods, at least 44 deadThousands of people crammed into boats and army trucks fled their homes in Serbia and Bosnia Sunday after record rainfall turned the Sava river into a deadly torrent and caused the worst floods in more than a century. Some towns have been completely cut off and rescue teams feared the worst as improving weather allowed them to move in.In the town of Samac, hundreds of stranded residents were waiting to be rescued.Bosnia's demining agency said residents around the towns of Doboj, Maglaj and Olovo – which saw fierce fighting during the war in the 1990s – should be particularly wary.Twenty of the 27 deaths recorded in Bosnia occurred in Doboj while on the other side of the Sava river, in Serbia, at least 16 bodies were found.
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