Burma cyclone death toll reaches 3,969

May 5, 2008 (AFP)-The death toll from the cyclone that hit Burma over the weekend has reached 3,969, state television said Monday, warning that thousands more may have been killed in the disaster.

A further 2,129 people were officially listed as missing, it said, adding tens of thousands more may have been killed in the remote towns of Bogalay and Labutta in the Irrawaddy delta.

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