Corpses washed away from cemeteries during storms in SE France


Flood waters caused by the exceptionally violent rainstorms that hit south-east France at the weekend, in which four people have been confirmed to have died while many more are reported missing, unearthed corpses from local cemeteries, some of which have since been discovered on Italian beaches.

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The task of searching for victims of the French and Italian floods in Alpine villages and on nearby coasts has grown more gruesome as authorities have said corpses from cemeteries have been swept down the mountain by violent rains.