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Over 150 dead as ferry capsizes on Brahmapuratra

Over 150 people died when a ferry carrying them capsized on the river Brahmaputra in Dhubri on Monday. The incident took place near the Buraburhi than when the ferry carrying 200 people was on its way to Jaleswar at around 6 in the evening.The ferry capsized at the height of the storm that lashed the district for an hour. Over 70 bodies were fished out. Operation is going on. Chief minister Tarun Gogoi has expressed shocked over the incident and rushed chief secretary to the spot.

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