Dozens of bodies, many of them buried Covid victims, are washed from banks of India’s Ganges by seasonal floods & float downriver

Seasonal flooding

Seasonal flooding in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has washed up dozens of bodies in the River Ganges that had been buried on the banks of the sacred waterway, amid the recent wave of Covid-19 infections.

Grim footage from the last few days shows wrapped corpses surfacing in the waters and being carried down the Ganges, a river Hindus honor as holy.

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