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Flood situation grim

Flood situation remains grim on Thursday following incessant rains that lashed Arunachal Pradesh during the last 24 hours. The water levels of the river Brahmaputra and its tributaries started surging to bring brimful misery for more than 70,000 people.
 The affected districts are Dhemaji, Lakhimpur and Sonitpur where flood waters have been wreaked havoc in 155 villages.
Sonitpur district alone have more than 50,000 displaced people. This is followed by Lakhimpur where more than 15,000 people have been reeling under flood waters.
 Seven relief camps are operating in Sonitpur to accommodate 7,712 people.

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