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

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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.

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