7 killed in Bihar floods

Seven persons have died and nearly 65,000 people, spread over five districts, were affected in the current spell of floods in Bihar where some major rivers are in spate. State disaster management department officials said seven people died due in Muzaffarpur district, while around 65,000 people of 140 villages in Muzaffarpur, Supaul, Patna, Nalanda and Saharsa districts were affected by the deluge. Floods so far destroyed nearly 600 houses, the value of which was estimated to be Rs 39.5 lakh, besides public property worth over Rs 41 lakh, sources said.

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