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One million people marooned by flood in Indian state Assam

Other News Materials 24 September 2012 17:11
Around one million people in India's north east state of Assam have been marooned due to flood which submerged 16 districts, police said over telephone Monday from state capital Guwahati, Xinhua reported.
One million people marooned by flood in Indian state Assam

Around one million people in India's north east state of Assam have been marooned due to flood which submerged 16 districts, police said over telephone Monday from state capital Guwahati, Xinhua reported.

More than 1,500 villages are under water and till date eight persons have died.

The Assam government has opened 169 relief camps in which 150, 000 refugees are staying.

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