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9 Killed, Over 1.97 Lakh People Affected

In the worst-hit Goalpara district of Assam, 1.48 lakh individuals have been affected by the floods. (File)


Even as floodwaters continued to recede from three districts in Assam immediately, two extra individuals died within the deluge, taking the demise rely within the state to 9.

The two deaths have been reported from Kampur in Nagaon district, in response to a bulletin issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA).

The variety of individuals affected by the deluge got here all the way down to 1.97 lakh immediately from 2.5 lakh on Sunday, it mentioned.

In the worst-hit Goalpara district, 1.48 lakh individuals have been affected by the floods, adopted by 31,594 in Hojai and 17,644 in Nagaon, the bulletin mentioned.

A complete crop space of 24,927 hectares within the three districts is submerged and embankments, roads, bridges, culverts and different infrastructure have been broken, it added.

District administrations are working 27 aid camps in Goalpara and 18 in Hojai, the place a complete of seven,299 individuals have taken shelter, the bulletin mentioned.

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