Saltar al contenido principal

Cyclone Amphan leaves thousands homeless in eastern India, Modi offers help

Países
India
+ 1
Fuentes
Reuters
Fecha de publicación
Origen
Ver original

by Reuters

The cyclone destroyed tens of thousands of homes and damaged embankments, allowing salty water to inundate swathes of land

  • At least 96 people killed in India's West Bengal and Bangladesh

  • India PM announces $132 million emergency aid

  • Shortage of manpower in some parts due to coronavirus outbreak

By Subrata Nagchoudhary and Ruma Paul

KOLKATA/DHAKA, May 22 (Reuters) - Several thousand people have been left homeless after the most powerful cyclone in more than a decade hit India and Bangladesh this week, officials said, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the area on Friday and pledged aid.

Read more on Reuters

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation: For more humanitarian news and analysis, please visit https://www.trust.org/alertnet