Thousands left homeless as rains cause floods in Bolivia

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At least three people have been killed and thousands left homeless in Bolivia after weeks of heavy torrential rains caused massive flooding.

Peru and Bolivia declared a state of emergency.

The worst-hit areas are La Paz, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, Tarija, Chuquisaca and Pando, where rivers burst their banks, flooding farmlands and residential areas.

Rain and mudslides have also severed roads in the region.

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