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Killer cyclone rips through South Asia

DEATHS:Although 48 people were killed by Cyclone Mahasen, there was relief that the toll was not higher, as previous storms have killed hundreds of thousands

AFP, CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh

India’s meteorological department said Mahasen was headed over northeastern parts of the country such as Assam, Manipur and Nagaland.

However, it is now officially a tropical depression and unlikely to do more than trigger flooding in isolated regions.

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