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Cyclone Amphan claims 72 lives in Bengal, destroys two districts

Mid-Day Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
A powerful cyclone Amphan that tore into West Bengal has killed 72 people and "completely devastated" two districts as Kolkata and several parts of the state wore a battered look on Thursday a day after the storm left thousands of people homeless, washed away bridges and swamped low-lying areas. The fiercest cyclone to hit West...
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