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Flood death toll climbs to 42

By :UNB
Published : Jun 22, 2022 08:43:00 PM | Latest

The death toll from flood in different parts of the country including the northeastern region has reached 42 with the report of six more deaths in the past 24 hours till Wednesday morning, said Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The deaths were recorded between May 17 to June 22, it said.

The fatalities occurred due to lightning strikes, diarrhoea, skin diseases, snakebite, electrocution, landslides and drowning.