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US-HURRICANE-TOLL - Storm Michael death toll in US rises to 11: Official

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Washington, Oct 12 (AFP) Hurricane Michael's death toll rose to 11 on Friday as five people were reported killed when remnants of the storm passed through the US state of Virginia, local officials said.
"Virginia storm updates as of 7 am [1100 GMT Friday]. 5 confirmed Michael-related fatalities. 520,000 without power. 1,200 closed roads. 5 suspected tornadoes," read a tweet by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. (AFP) SCY SCY 10121739 NNNN