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Flood death toll climbs to 42: DGHS

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Published: 19:33, 22 June 2022  
Flood death toll climbs to 42: DGHS

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The death toll from flood in different parts of the country including the northeastern region reached 42 with the six more deaths occurred in the past 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

The deaths were recorded between May 17 and June 22, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in a press release this afternoon.

The fatalities occurred due to lightning strikes, diarrhoea, skin diseases, snakebite, electrocution, landslides and drowning in the floodwater, said the DGHS.

Of the deceased, five people died in Mymensingh district, five each in Netrokona, Jamalpur and Sunamganj and three in Sherpur, one in Lalmonirhat, two in Kurigram, 13 in Sylhet, and three in Moulvibazar district during the period, it said.