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Kerala fights back: Rescue operations underway in flood-hit state, 357 dead

PTI, AP

Published : Aug 20, 2018, 11:21 am IST
Updated : Sep 6, 2018, 5:20 pm IST
Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (Photos: AP, PTI)
Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (Photos: AP, PTI)
People carry water and other flood relief material to be sent to flood-affected areas in Thiruvalla.
People carry water and other flood relief material to be sent to flood-affected areas in Thiruvalla.
ITBP personnel hold rescue and evacuation drive at flood-affected regions in Chengannur taluk of Alleppey on Saturday.
ITBP personnel hold rescue and evacuation drive at flood-affected regions in Chengannur taluk of Alleppey on Saturday.
People carry flood relief material to be sent to flood-affected areas in Thiruvalla in Kerala.
People carry flood relief material to be sent to flood-affected areas in Thiruvalla in Kerala.
People carry flood relief material to be sent to flood-affected areas in Thiruvalla in Kerala.
People carry flood relief material to be sent to flood-affected areas in Thiruvalla in Kerala.
A family stranded with a dog ask for help from rescuers in a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala.
A family stranded with a dog ask for help from rescuers in a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala.
A volunteer throws a pack of bread towards a family stranded in a flooded area in Chengannur.
A volunteer throws a pack of bread towards a family stranded in a flooded area in Chengannur.
Volunteers reach out to stranded people with food supplies in a flooded area.
Volunteers reach out to stranded people with food supplies in a flooded area.
An Indian army soldier airdrops relief material for stranded people at a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala.
An Indian army soldier airdrops relief material for stranded people at a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala.
An Indian air-force helicopter on rescue mission flies through a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century.
An Indian air-force helicopter on rescue mission flies through a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century.
A volunteer asks for directions after rescuing stranded people from a flooded area.
A volunteer asks for directions after rescuing stranded people from a flooded area.

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