WORLD Flood death toll rises to 82 in Bangladesh

WORLD

Flood death toll rises to 82 in Bangladesh

Xinhua

13:10, June 26, 2022

People move by boat from a flood-affected area to a safe place in Sylhet, Bangladesh, on June 19, 2022. (Photo: Xinhua)

DHAKA, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of rivers in Bangladesh have killed 82 people since last month, authorities said.

According to the daily flood report of the Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room on Saturday, most victims drowned but some died in snake bites, lightnings and other reasons in the flood-hit areas between May 17 to June 25.

At least nine deaths were reported in the last 24 hours as of Saturday morning.

Among the deceased, seven died by drowning in floodwater and one from snake bite and another one died of other reasons.

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue