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84 people died in recent Assam floods: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

As many as 84 people lost their lives in the recent floods in Assam, where 29 of 33 districts were hit by the deluge, the was informed today.

"As per the information received from the government, 29 out of 33 districts have been affected due to heavy rains, flood and erosion this monsoon," Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju said in a written reply.

He said as on August 6, a total of 84 people have lost their lives and 25.42 lakh people affected by the floods in the north eastern state.

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 14:57 IST