Murders, violence on rise as parched central India battles for water

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by Shuriah Niazi | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 06:59 GMT

BHOPAL, India, June 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Imrat Namdev and her younger sister Pushpa Namdev were neighbours in Chhatarpur district, in the drought-hit Indian region of Bundelkhand. Both relied on the same well for water and, according to police, frequently quarrelled over how much the other was using.

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