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Hurricane death toll rises in Europe

DAMAGE AND DISRUPTION:Millions of British commuters were forced to stay home after transport lines closed down, while flights to several European airports were canceled

Reuters, LONDON and AMSTERDAM

A Danish man was killed in Gilleleje, north of Copenhagen, by a collapsing wall and a woman was injured when she was trapped under a fallen roof in the province of Jutland.

As evening fell there were no reports of injuries in Sweden, but widespread reports of damage with roofs blown off buildings and trees and overturned trucks blocking roads.

A ferry ran aground off Karlskrona on southwest coast, but the Swedish Maritime Administrations said the 33-man crew were not in danger.

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