EPA 2012-07-02 20:41:47 Floods in Assam
Flood affected children in a relief camp are photographed in Morigaon district of Assam state about 60 km from Guwahati city, northeast India, 02 July 2012. More than 80 people have been killed in floods in Assam so far according to official sources. The floods have swamped more than 2,000 villages across 23 of Assam?s 27 districts since mid-June, forcing around two million people to leave their homes for higher ground. Rescue and relief operations are in full-swing to deal with what are considered the worst floods in Assam since 1998. EPA/STR
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