The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has rescued over ten thousand people from state capital Patna which has been reeling under floods since the last few days, NDRF Commandant Vijay Sinha said on Wednesday. Relief material distribution and their need for food are also being addressed." The rescue teams have been rowing people across the flooded streets in inflated boats from the past few days. Five NDRF teams have been deployed in Rajendra Nagar and Kankarbagh areas of Patna to assist people amid flood situation. According to the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority, 40 people have died in the state due to floods so far.
Source: dna October 02, 2019 09:00 UTC