Nepal floods: Farmland and food wiped out

Days of heavy rain have led to flash floods that killed at least 173 people across Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

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    Days of heavy rain have led to flash floods that killed at least 173 people across Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

    In Nepal, search-and-rescue missions are still going on with more than 90 people dead.

    Important farmland has also been wiped out.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha visits Nepal’s Saptari village where people say much of the disaster could have been avoided.


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