20,000 People face new threat Due to
20,000 people living along the Bangladesh and Burma border have been facing a new threat following flooding along the upper reaches of the Naff River, a local newspaper has reported.
Since the heavy monsoon rains started on 26 June, the river has overflowed its banks. Heavy rain has continued to fall in the border areas.
Five bridges have been damaged by heavy rains in the border area of
There have been no reports of casualties due to flooding, but people are concerned about contagious diseases that will break out if the heavy rains and flooding continues.
The Naff river flows into the
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