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Death toll rises from flooding and landslides in northern India

The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rain in northern India has risen to 70, media reports say.

At least 45 people have died in Uttarakhand state, while flood-related deaths have also been reported in Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Over 150 buildings in Uttarakhand have been damaged, and at least one building washed away.

Shilpa Kannan reports.

  • 18 Jun 2013
  • From the section Asia
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