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Bihar: Agony in full spate

August 31, 2008
Even as the Indian army speeds up rescue operations in the flood-hit areas of Bihar, locals in Madhepura district have started migrating to drier and safer areas to escape the rising waters.

More than 1, 25,000 people have been reportedly evacuated from the flood-hit areas so far. There are an estimated million more who are still awaiting relief across many districts. Locals in Madhepura district are wandering in search of dry areas.

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Video: ANI

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