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Assam floods: 9 die in last 24 hours, CM Sarma holds review meeting

With over 127,600 people affected by the Assam floods, the death toll in the state has now jumped to 71

Villagers carrying a cattle move to a safer place from the flood-affected areas of Kamarkuchi Village, in the Nalbari district of Assam. (ANI Photo)
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Villagers carrying a cattle move to a safer place from the flood-affected areas of Kamarkuchi Village, in the Nalbari district of Assam. (ANI Photo)

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
In the last 24 hours, nine people, including three children, died in Assam as flood situation in the state worsened. The death toll from in this year's flood and landslides in Assam has now jumped to 71, while at least eight people have gone missing. 

More than 420,000 people across 33 districts, including Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Cachar, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur, have been affected in the second wave of deluge. 

Out of the nine deaths reported in the last 24 hours, three were reported from the Cachar district, two from Barpeta and one each from Bajali, Kamrup,

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First Published: Jun 20 2022 | 11:03 AM IST

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