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Rice Events in Photos: Bangladesh  


July 2004

Bangladeshi boys wash paddy seedlings in Singair, 35 kilometres from the capital Dhaka yesterday. Millions of Bangladeshis have started planting seedlings of rice after flood waters in the impoverished country started to recede from their fields. Flooding in July, the worst in 15 years, submerged 1.1 million hectares of crops in the low-lying country, killing over 930 people.

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