Army joins rescue operation
K. Balchand Over 2 million affected as flood situation worsens in Bihar Flood fury: A rail track swept away by floodwaters in Madhepura district of Bihar on Tuesday. PATNA: The Army on Tuesday joined the rescue operations in the flood-hit Bihar, where over two million people are reeling under its impact. The breach in the Kosi embankment continued to widen, letting out more water. The river started swelling, marooning people for the first time after the embankment was constructed to protect the region.