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Boat mishap in Assam; 12 rescued, one missing

Last Updated: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 15:23

Dhubri: One person was missing after a country boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Dhubri district of Assam, near the Indo-Bangladesh border on Sunday morning.

Police said 12 other persons who were in the boat have been rescued. The incident happened at Shukh Char near Mankachar, close to the Indo-Bangladesh border.

The boat, on way from Kadamtali to Atund Char, capsized after hitting sand bars at around 10 AM.

The missing person has been identified as Sohrab Ali (75).


First Published: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 15:23
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