Monsoon rains destroying northeast Bangladesh, over 200,000 people marooned

Monsoon rains destroying northeast Bangladesh, over 200,000 people marooned
Monsoon rains destroying northeast Bangladesh, over 200,000 people marooned

In the worst-hit districts of Zakiganj and Kanaighat, the Kushiara breached parts of a mud flood-protection levee, washing away homes and farms, said Abdul Gafar, who lost his mud-and-straw hut

More than 200,000 villagers were marooned as floodwaters submerged their homes and croplands in the two districts, located about 90 kilometers (56 miles) east of Sylhet city, said a local resident, Abdul Khalique Tapadar, the AP reports.