by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/14/17, 08:34 am
Heavy monsoon rains over the weekend triggered landslides and floods, killing at least 173 people in northern India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Millions of others have been displaced. The rains have damaged bridges and washed away thousands of homes. Soldiers and rescue workers in northern India pulled 46 bodies from buses covered by rocks and mud. Authorities said about 200,000 people took refuge in emergency camps in the state of Assam, northeastern India.