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Our families would be killed say Rohingya refugees as they brace for monsoon

Our families would be killed say Rohingya refugees as they brace for monsoon

Marooned on a dusty slope in the world’s largest refugee camp, Osiur Rahman looked to the hill where a Rohingya girl was buried in a landslide just days earlier and contemplated his chances should the earth give way beneath his feet. “Our families would be killed. There are children everywhere around here. We constantly fear […]

May 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rescuers pull out 46 bodies after landslide hits north India

Rescuers pull out 46 bodies after landslide hits north India

Soldiers and volunteers resumed rescue operations Monday morning after pulling 46 bodies from the mud left by a landslide that trapped two buses and washed away houses in northern India’s Himalayan foothills. Landslides are common during the heavy rains of India’s monsoon season, and the area around Urla village in Himachal Pradesh state has been […]

August 14, 2017 | By | Reply More