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Two dead as Malaysian floods subside

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Floods triggered by torrential rains in Malaysia claimed a second victim as waters started to subside, allowing thousands of evacuees to return home from relief centres, reports said Thursday. 

Men try to push a car through a flooded street in the northeastern town of Kuantan on Monday. Floods triggered by torrential rains in Malaysia claimed a second victim as waters started to subside, allowing thousands of evacuees to return home from relief centres, reports said Thursday.

Fifteen-year-old Mohd Hamidi Abdul Hamid drowned while playing in a flooded field in Terengganu -- one of three northeastern states hit by heavy rain -- on Wednesday, according to state news agency Bernama.

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