Landslides kill 110 in Bangladesh

Landslides kill 110 in Bangladesh by

Chittagong, Bangladesh - The death toll from landslides and flash floods which were touched off by heavy rains reached 110 in the Bangladesh port city of Chittagong on Wednesday as an army-led search and rescue operation went on for the fourth consecutive day, officials said.

Civil defence volunteers dug out the rotting remains of at least a dozen victims, raising the overnight number of the dead from 98 to 110 in the worst natural disaster to hit the poor country this year. [Read more]


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