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Floods strand villages, kill 77 in India's Assam state

Reuters reports — At least 77 people have been killed and nearly two million affected by heavy monsoon rains that caused floods in India's northeastern Assam state, in what the prime minister on Monday called one of the worst such disasters to strike recently.

Authorities have given shelter, food and medicines to thousands of homeless people, and deployed mobile medical teams to prevent the outbreak of disease. Read the full story.

Previously on PhotoBlog: Indian floods displace more than 850,000