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A resident of Bogatynia, Poland, uses a rope to get across a fast-flowing but receding river Monday after a bridge collapsed in flash floods that killed at least 11 people and left towns in Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany strewn with rubble and coping with badly damaged homes and roads. (Associated Press)

A resident of Bogatynia, Poland, uses a rope to get across a fast-flowing but receding river Monday after a bridge collapsed in flash floods that killed at least 11 people and left towns in Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany strewn with rubble and coping with badly damaged homes and roads. (Associated Press)

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