India monsoon floods kill at least 560, with thousands missing




 
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June 22nd, 2013  
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By Sruthi Gottipati NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Flash floods and landslides triggered by early monsoon rains have killed at least 560 people in northern India and left tens of thousands missing, officials said on Saturday, with the death toll expected to rise significantly. Houses and small apartment blocks on the banks of the Ganges, India's longest river and sacred to Hindus, have toppled into the rushing, swollen waters and been swept away with cars and trucks. ...




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