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Storm in Bangladesh kills 41, injures hundreds

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DHAKA, April 6 (Reuters) - The death toll from high winds and heavy rain lashing northern Bangladesh rose to 41 after police and officials reported 17 more deaths in the past two days in storm damage, police and officials said on Monday.

Most of the deaths were in the north, 19 of them in the Bogra district, 230 km (145 miles) from Dhaka, said Shafiqur Reza Biswas, Bogra's chief district administrator.

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