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Assam: Two missing after boat capsize

Last Updated: Sunday, August 5, 2012 - 11:02

Morigaon (Assam): A father and his son are reported to be missing after a country-made boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river at Morigaon district of central Assam, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place at around midnight yesterday near Bakolibari when a family of three were travelling in the boat from their native village of Burgaon to Mayong primary health centre.

Joydeb Biswas (42) and his nine-year-old son Papa Biswas went missing in the water while Joydeb`s wife was rescued by the local people after they heard some screams.
A search operation has been launched for the missing duo who remain untraced till the time of filing of the report.


First Published: Sunday, August 5, 2012 - 11:02
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