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``Flood in Bangladesh leaves thousands marooned``, a Salesian reports from the spot
By F. Gamaliel
Kolkata, Sep. 24. .    Utrail, Bangladesh: ``Until a week back people in Durgapur Upazilla, Bangladesh, were praying for rain to save their crops. But now they are praying for the rain to stop in order to save at least their lives and the livestock from the fury of the raging river Someswari, which has already broken its banks in several places along its course``, says Fr. Gamaliel, a Salesian working in Utrail, Bangladesh, after witnessing the damage done by the flood waters. Here follows an account of the situation by Fr. Gamaliel.
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