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Nagaon flood scene still grim

The flood  situation remains grim  in Nagaon district after the Brahmaputra breached an embankment  at Hatimura in Kaliabor. 

.Deputy Commisioner directed the schools to remain closed for three days from Wednesday. 

Talking to Assam Time over telephone,  Shamshersingh said that he along with the water resource Minister of the state Keshav Mahanta  did a survey along with officers of various concerned departments today at the embankment site. 

He further said that 29 relief camps were set up in the area till yesterday and relief work is going on with the help of Army, NDRF and SDRF. One person was reported dead at the flood area and actual assessment  of losses will take place after the water recedes.

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