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Record flooding in Balkans

Updated 1414 GMT (2214 HKT) May 26, 2014
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Bosnian workers inspect the damage on heavy machinery after devastating flooding at a coal mine in the village of Sikulje on Thursday, May 22. Heavy rainfall in Serbia and neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina has resulted in the worst flooding since records began 120 years ago, meteorologists say. amel emric/ap
Dogs from the flood-hit town of Obrenovac stay in a shelter in Belgrade, Serbia, on May 22. Darko Vojinovic/ap
A woman rides a bicycle past a flooded cemetery in Domaljevac, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on Wednesday, May 21. Amel Emric/AP
A rescued dog rests in an animal shelter in Drazevac, Serbia, on May 21. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
Residents clean streets of mud and rubble after a landslide in Topcic Polje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on Tuesday, May 20. Sulejman Omerbasic/AP
Bosnian soldiers repair land-mine warning signs in fields near the banks of the Bosnia River, which flooded near the town of Visoko, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on May 20. Sulejman Omerbasic/AP
A man walks past a damaged house in Krupanj, Serbia, on May 20. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
A man holds dead livestock near Samac, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on May 20. Amel Emric/AP
Floodwaters overtake Obrenovac, Serbia, on Monday, May 19. stringer/ap
Floodwaters surround houses in Obrenovac on May 19. Darko Vojinovic/AP
Police officers help an elderly women get out of a vehicle in Obrenovac on May 19. Darko Vojinovic/AP
People take shelter at a sports center in Odzak, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on May 19. Amel Emric/AP
People walk past damaged houses in Krupanj on Sunday, May 18. DRAGAN KARADAREVIC/EPA/LANDOV
Residents place sandbags on a road near Orasje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, to protect the city from flooding on May 18. Amel Emric/AP
An aerial photo shows the flooding in Brcko, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on May 18. ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images
A woman walks past sandbags along the banks of the Sava River, in the Serbian city of Sremska Mitrovica on May 18. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers help a villager evacuate his farm in anticipation of flooding in Sremska Raca, Serbia, on May 18. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
A police vehicle drives through a flooded street in Obrenovac on May 18. Darko Vojinovic/AP
A rescuer carries an elderly woman out of her flooded house in Obrez, Serbia, on Saturday, May 17. SASA DJORDJEVIC/AFP/Getty Images
Residents ride in a wagon pulled by a tractor through a flooded field in the eastern Bosnian town of Bijeljina on May 17. Stringer//AFP/Getty Images
Serbian soldiers rescue a boy from a flooded house in Obrenovac on May 17. MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS/LANDOV
A Bosnian man looks through the doorway of his business in Banja Luka on May 17. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Bosnian men ride a tractor through flooded streets of Banja Luka on May 17. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Men paddle through the flooded streets of Obrenovac on Friday, May 16. Authorities estimate that 90% of the town has been flooded. ANDREJ CUKIC/EPA/Landov
A member of the Bosnian army carries a boy rescued from his home May 16 in the town of Maglaj. Amel Emric/AP
A woman tries to reach a trash container floating in the floodwaters in Obrenovac on May 16. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP
People flee their homes in Obrenovac on May 16. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP
A man walks outside his home after severe floods in Obrenovac on May 16. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP
Men empty buckets of water from a yard in Obrenovac on May 16. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP
A child smiles from a car window on a flooded street in a suburb of Belgrade, Serbia, on Thursday, May 15. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP
Homes are flooded May 15 after rivers overflowed in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Ismail Duru/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
A man works to divert a stream of water from his home near Zenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on May 15. Amel Emric/AP
Landslide debris and floodwaters surround houses May 15 in the Bosnian village of Topcic Polje. ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images
A man surveys the damage after a landslide near Sarajevo on May 15. Kemal Zorlak/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Floodwaters surround a car parked on a ramp Wednesday, May 14, in Doglodi, Bosnia-Herzegovina. ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images
People work to clear debris from a small stream that was clogged and causing localized flooding near their homes in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on Sunday, May 12. Amel Emric/AP