10 more dead in Assam floods, death toll rises to 117

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Over 33 lakh people across 28 districts are reeling under flood waters
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Guwahati: Massive flooding in India’s northeastern state of Assam has claimed 10 more lives in the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll up to 117, said Assam State Disaster Management Authority.

Over 33 lakh people across 28 districts are reeling under flood waters.

Kopili (Dharamtul; Kampur), and Brahmaputra (Dhubri) are flowing above the danger level, officials said.

Barpeta, Nagaon, Dhubri, Kamrup, Darrang, Cachar, Kamrimganj, South Salmara and Nalbari have been severely affected, the flood report stated.

Around 91658.49 hectares of crop area are damaged till now. The flood in Assam has affected 25,99,756 lakh animals.

Around 28 animals were swept away by flood waters.

In 1126 relief camps, there were 2,65,788 inmates still waiting for the flood waters to recede in their respective areas.

In the last 24 hours, around 6,567 people were evacuated by boats from eight flood-affected districts.

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