Flood death toll reaches 102

Seven deaths reported in 24 hours

The ongoing flood claimed seven more lives in Netrokona and Lalmonirhat districts in 24 hours till Saturday morning, raising the total fatalities to 102.

All the deceased died by drowning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the total deceased, 75 people died by drowning in floodwater, 15 from lightning strikes, two from snake bites, one from diarrhoea, and nine due to other reasons.

The total deaths were recorded from May 17 to July 3.