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People leave their houses wading through flood water in search of a dry ground in Sunamganj, Bangladesh, July 12, 2020. (Xinhua)

SUNAMGANJ, Bangladesh, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Floods in parts of Bangladesh including northeastern Sunamganj district, 296 km away of capital Dhaka, have affected over 1.3 million people and displaced tens of thousands of families, official data revealed Sunday.

The floods have caused widespread damage to habitation, crops, roads and highways across vast swathes of the country.

A woman carrying household tools leaves her flood-affected house in Sunamganj, Bangladesh, July 12, 2020. (Xinhua)

People carrying their belongings leave their houses wading through flood water in search of a dry ground in Sunamganj, Bangladesh on July 12, 2020. (Xinhua)

People walk on a flooded road in Sunamganj, Bangladesh, July 12, 2020. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows flood-affected houses in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows a flooded road in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. (Xinhua)

A woman wades through flood water in Sunamganj, Bangladesh, July 12, 2020. (Xinhua) ■

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