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April 22, 2008

Three dead, 40 missing as tropical storm hits China: report

Three people have been confirmed dead and 40 are missing after Typhoon Neoguri slammed into southern China at the weekend, state media reported Monday.

An 80-year-old woman and an 11-year-old girl perished when a mudslide inundated a road under construction in the south Chinese city of Shenzhen, the China Daily said, citing local officials speaking Sunday.

Bird flu outbreak in Tripura

Avian influenza is back in Tripura. The disease resurfaced within one week of declaring the state as bird flu-free. Sources said the disease has resurfaced at Mohanpur, about 25 km away from Agartala.

Top officials from the veterinary department and district administration will meet on Wednesday morning to take stock of the situation.