PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Monsoon death toll rises above 1,200

Clip: 08/25/2017 | 3m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, the death toll from monsoon flooding across South Asia surged again to more than 1,200. Entire communities across India, Bangladesh and Nepal are devastated with many cut off from clean food and water. Also, in Afghanistan's capital suicide bombers and gunmen stormed a Shiite mosque, killing at least 20 worshipers.

Aired: 08/25/17

Rating: NR

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