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A hungry river eats away at Assam's villages

By Rohan Singh | Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:52 PM
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KUSUNI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As Aswini Setia looks out at the Brahmaputra, anxiety is evident in his face. The mighty river flows just 100 metres from his home in northern India’s Assam state.

“It used to be 5 kilometres away when I was a kid. But now it is at my doorstep, ready to eat away my house,” he said.

In the last decade, Setia has lost about 1.2 ...

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