Bihar Floods: Woman, two children washed away as bridge collapsed in Araria

18 August 2017, 07:47 AM

Even as the flood situation in Bihar continues to be distressing, a disturbing video has been released depicting the ferocity of the floods that have ravaged large parts of the stste. 

Said to have been shot in Araria, the video shows a woman and two children being washed away into the river as the bridge over which they were standing collapsed by the force of the gushing water of the river. 

Even before anybody could do anything to rescue the three they were was washed away.

The flood situation in Bihar has worsened as the death toll has mounted to 119 due to the deluge which has affected nearly 98 lakh people in 16 districts.

Read more: Bihar: Army column, ETF deployed in flood-hit areas

First Published: Friday, August 18, 2017 12:32 AM

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