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Youth drowns in river Brahmaputra at Dibrugarh



One youth, identified as 22-year-old Ankur Roy, drowned in river Brahmaputra at upper Assam’s Dibrugarh.

Anup Roy, a resident of Dhemaji, who was employed near Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH), Dibrugarh, went missing from the bank of river Brahmaputra at Tinkunia in Dibrugarh on Friday.

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According to a local, he might have drowned in river Brahmaputra at Tinkunia on Friday as his clothes were found near the river bank.

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As per National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) sources, Anup Roy drowned while he went to take a bath in the river at about 4.30 pm on Friday.

The NDRF team started a search operation immediately after being informed.

Sources said the NDRF will resume the search operation again from Saturday morning.

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