22 C
Guwahati
Friday, April 16, 2021
More

    Boat capsize in Brahmaputra: 4 bodies recovered in Jorhat

    The victims were identified as Pawan Rai (30), Rejia Tigla (24) and Sahil Chauhan (15), who went for a picnic at Baghmara forest range.

    Guwahati: In an unfortunate incident of boat capsize in Brahmaputra River, three dead bodies has been recovered near Jorhat’s Old Balibat area in Assam on Wednesday.

    The victims were identified as Pawan Rai (30), Rejia Tigla (24) and Sahil Chauhan (15), who went for a picnic at Baghmara forest range on the occasion of Republic Day.

    The incident occurred on Tuesday, where the boat capsize in the river drowning the passengers on board.

    The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), yesterday, recovered dead body of a nine-year-old, Sufiya Chauhan, and search for the other missing members continued. The force also rescued other passengers who were then taken to Jorhat Medical College.

    The district commissioner ordered a Magistrate-level investigation into the matter and also asked to submit the report in less than 15 days.

    Read More: Assam Polls: BJP to prepare poll manifesto based on public feedback

    Published:

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    Breaking | Rhino kills forest staff in Manas National Park

    The incident was mourned in the entire Barpeta and Bajali regions

    BREAKING: ULFA (I) warns of ‘Action’ against Tata’s Amalgamated Plantation in Assam

    The outfit said that the company's head office was outside Assam where no indigenous personnel from Assam were in employment

    ‘Bohag Bihu’ 2021: April 15 declared as closed holiday for Central Govt Employees in Assam

    Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee held a meeting earlier on December 9, 2020, and decided to remove ‘Bohag Bihu’ from the list of holidays for the year 2021

    Breaking | ECI orders fresh polls in 4 polling stations in Assam

    Fresh polls at four polling stations will be held on April 20, 2021 from 7 am to 6 pm

    Assam Polls: Mahajot Candidates Taken out of State in fear of ‘Horse Trading’?

    The state has recorded an overall 82.04% of votes in the three-phased polls

    No ‘Bohag Bihu’ holiday for Central Govt employees: Assam Witnesses Protest

    Central government offices in Assam will not get Bohag Bihu holidays this year and will have to apply for a restricted holiday during the Assamese New Year festival

    District Admin declared two areas as ‘Containment Zones’ in Biswanath

    Section 144 CrPC imposed in Majuli district likewise Jorhat, Sivasagar, Biswanath, Dhubri districts