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Thailand floods: Bangkok bolsters flood defences

Thai military and civilian volunteers are continuing their efforts to try and stop Thailand's worst floods in decades from inundating the capital, Bangkok.

Entire villages have been completely submerged and more than 280 people have been killed since the flooding began in late July, triggered by heavy monsoon rains.

The BBC's Rachel Harvey reports from Bangkok.

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