New Delhi: At least seven people including Circle Officer of Dhubri are missing as mechanised boat capsized in Brahmaputra in Assam’s Dhubri, news agency ANI reported. Search and rescue operations are underway.
“6-7 persons are still missing; search & rescue operations are underway. Circle Officer of Dhubri is also still missing in the incident. As per the initial report, around 29-30 people were onboard when the boat capsized”, ANI quoted Dhubri Deputy Commissioner Anbamuthan MP as saying.
Assam | A country-made boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Dhubri district. Search and rescue teams have started the operations. More details awaited: Gyanendra Dev Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer, Assam State Disaster Management Authority
— ANI (@ANI)
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