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1 Dead, 4 missing after rescue boat capsizes in Assam’s Cachar district

1 Dead, 4 missing after rescue boat capsizes in Assam’s Cachar district

A boat accident in Assam's Cachar district has left one dead and four missing after an inflatable boat on relief duty capsized in floodwaters. The National Disaster Response Force is leading the search for the missing passengers.

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Assam Boat Tragedy: One Dead, Four Missing Assam Boat Tragedy: One Dead, Four Missing

A tragic boat accident in Assam's Cachar district resulted in the death of one individual and the disappearance of four others on June 3. The incident occurred in the Sonai Dakhin Mohanpur locality, where an inflatable boat on relief duty carrying seven people, including women and children, capsized in floodwaters.

 

The boat, navigating through the floodwaters, was struck by a sudden storm, causing it to overturn. Several passengers were swept away by the strong currents.

 

Rescue operations were immediately launched, with relief teams managing to recover the body of one individual and rescue two others alive. The search for the remaining four passengers is ongoing, led by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

Edited By: Krishna Medhi
Published On: Jun 03, 2024