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17 February, Monday

Floods in India kill 51, impacts millions

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Monsoon floods in India's northern and eastern states have worsened, affecting some 4.5 million residents and leaving thousands homeless, officials say, Bendigo Advertiser writes.

In all, 51 people have been killed in rain-related accidents across seven Indian states since Wednesday.

In the latest incident, a building collapsed during rains in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday killing six soldiers and two civilians, police said.

Read: 10 killed, 24 injured in road accident in Southern Pakistan

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