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CAPTION ONLY: BANGLADESH TORNADO DEATH TOLL EXCEEDS 500

Bangladesh army troops bury a dead man in the village of Barabhita, two days after a severe tornado ripped through northern Bangladesh, leaving hundreds dead and thousands missing. Rescue workers, struggling to retrieve bodies from under collapsed houses and twisted trees, say the death toll may rise to 800, making the storm one of the worst to hit the poverty-stricken nation in years. One police station reported 300 still missing. The economic losses may run into several million dollars, an official said.