Death toll in countrywide floods rises to 42: DGHS
The death toll from flood in different parts of the country, including the northeastern region, has reached 42 with six more deaths reported in the past 24 hours until this morning (June 22, 2022), said Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The deaths were recorded between May 17 to June 22, it said.
Lightning strikes, diarrhoea, skin diseases, snakebite, electrocution, landslides and drowning were among the reasons reported behind the deaths.
Of the deceased, five people died in Mymensingh district, five in Netrakona, five in Jamalpur and three in Sherpur, one in Lalmonirhat, two in Kurigram, 13 in Sylhet, five in Sunamganj and three in Moulvibazar district, it said.