Medical &Health

Death toll from flood crosses 100 with 7 more deaths

The ongoing flood claimed seven more lives in Netrokona and Lalmonirhat districts in 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising the total fatalities to 102.

All the deceased died by drowning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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Among the total deceased, 75 people died by drowning in floodwater, 15 from lightning strikes, two from snake bites, one from diarrhoea, and nine due to other reasons.

Source: United News of Bangladesh