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2 more dead in Dhemaji flood

 Flash flood has claimed two more lives in Dhemaji district. Local residents of Mechaki in Jonai fished out the body of Bishnuram Barman on Monday a day after the country boat ferrying him was washed away by the strong water currents of the river Brahmaputra.

Another shocking death was reported from Chitalmari in Sisiborgaon circle where the four year old boy Paban Pait slipped from his house in the morning. But the body was fished out in Mechaki in the evening.

With this, the toll in this flood wave has gone up to nine. Seven people others one each in Lakhimpur, Dhubri, Nalbari, Golaghat and Barpeta and two in Morigaon districts.



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