Indian civilians get ready to load relief material for flood affected victims on a helicopter at a makeshift helipad at Joshimath, in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand,
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India floods: On board a rescue mission helicopter

Rescuers are facing difficulties as the death toll in northern India continues to climb after flash flooding and landslides.

Up to 1,000 people are thought to have died while 80,000 have been rescued.

Sanjoy Majumder joined the rescue mission and met some of the survivors who had been stranded for a week.

  • 24 Jun 2013
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