At present, around 400 local people and Phu Cuong commune joined hand in seeking the missing victims.
By 7am today, seven victims were found out.
In past three days, torrential rain and flashflood caused 40 dead and 22 missing in the central provinces of Vietnam.
The National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention said that the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister arrived in Hoa Binh and Ninh Binh to direct the localites to take necessary measures for dealing with the natural disaster.
BY VAN PHUC- Translated by Huyen Huong
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