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40 hurt in mishap
Dhubri, July 19:
Around 40 passengers were injured when a Goalpara-bound bus from Bongaigaon fell into a ditch by NH37 while overtaking a mobile van at Kalyanpur under Goalpara police station today. The injured were taken to Goalpara civil hospital. The condition of 10 injured persons is said to be critical.
The Dibrugarh administration has decided to use high-power water pumps to pump out rainwater clogging various parts of the town following heavy showers over the past few days.
A woman, Putu Hazarika, 65, of Seujipar on the eastern outskirts here died of encephalitis syndrome at the Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh, on Tuesday morning.
An NDFB linkman Abul Kalam was arrested by jawans of 19 Madras Regiment from Rajapara under Bogribari police station of Kokrajhar district on Tuesday. A handmade single shot AK-47 rifle, ammunition, NDFB leaflets and extortion notes were seized from him.
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