The heavy rainfall caused rivers to overflow and buildings to collapse. 11 people have been reported as killed in the floods so far. In southern Iraq, 6 people died in the city of Nasiriyah, Dhi Qar, and 3 in Diwaniyah, Al Qadisyyah. In central Iraq, 2 people died in Babel govenorate. The governorate has declared a state of emergency. Governor of Babel province, Sadeq Madlol al-Sultani, called for worship places to open their doors to those affected by the floods.
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