Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday confirmed 25 deaths due to flood in Bihar. The situation continues to remain grim with over 2.5 million people affected, officials said.
He had carried out an aerial survey of the flood-affected Seemanchal and Koshi regions on Sunday and Monday. He told the Assembly on Tuesday that relief and rescue operations were underway. “More relief camps would be set up if needed,” he said during the ongoing Monsoon session.
A total of 26 NDRF teams & SDRF have been deployed in the 12 flood-hit districts of the state .(IANS)