The New York Post
By Yaron Steinbuch
June 29, 2021
Horrifying images have emerged of hundreds of saffron cloth-shrouded bodies of COVID-19 victimsfloating along India’s Ganges River after the start of the seasonal monsoon flooding dislodged the corpses along the 1,550-mile-long waterway.
The victims’ families gave up the bodies of their loved ones to the river or buried them in shallow graves on its banks — unable to afford the cost of funeral pyres at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in April and May, according to Agence France-Presse.