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Guwahati storm toll goes up to 3

The death toll in the huge storm that lashed Guwahati and its adjacent areas on Sunday has gone up to three with the death of two more people. 

Two people died when they were fishing at a waterbody in the Maligaon area of the city. Identified as Arun Das and Jairam Das met watery grave as they boat in which they were fishing capsized under the impact of the city at Boripara area. 

The storm started at around 3 in the evening and wreaked huge havoc for around half an hours ravaging electricity and telephone lines. 

 

Initially, one person died and another sustained serious injury when he a huge tree fell on a person as he was riding on his bike at Beharbari area in the city.

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