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    Scores of “unidentified” dead bodies have been floating in rivers in rural India as Covid ravages the country, a renowned Indian journalist has attested.

    Barkha Dutt, a nationally well-known figure and columnist for the Washington Post, has spent months reporting on the ground during the outbreak.

    Recently, she’s turned her attention to the rural areas she feels have been ignored and under-served during the second wave.

    “We’ve actually seen bodies, unidentified bodies… floating in the rivers of our hinterland,” Ms Dutt told ITV News.

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