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Tragic Drowning Incident Claims the Life of Youth in Assam’s Kamrup District

Youth's body recovered from Assam river after accidental drowning while fishing. Authorities emphasize water safety.

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Guwahati, June 20: In a tragic turn of events, the body of a young man who accidentally drowned while fishing in the Singra River, located in Boko under Assam’s Kamrup district, was recovered on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Manoj Rabha, and his lifeless body was discovered floating in the river by local residents, according to sources.

The unfortunate incident took place on Sunday night when Rabha was engaged in fishing activities in the Singra River. As per reports, it was revealed that the youth fell victim to a strong water current triggered by incessant rainfall in the region.

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Upon receiving the information, the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) promptly arrived at the scene and initiated a rescue operation to locate and retrieve the missing individual. The search operation continued diligently until Tuesday morning, when Rabha’s body was finally found in the river.

Local authorities and law enforcement agencies were informed about the incident, and they promptly took necessary actions to address the situation. The recovery of the body brings closure to the tragic incident, though it serves as a solemn reminder of the risks associated with water-related activities during adverse weather conditions.

The local community, deeply saddened by the loss of a young life, came together to support the family and offered condolences during this difficult time. Such incidents emphasize the importance of raising awareness about water safety measures and precautions, especially during periods of heavy rainfall and unpredictable water currents.

As the community mourns the loss of Manoj Rabha, it is essential for everyone to remain vigilant and cautious while participating in any water-related activities. Regular updates on weather conditions and being aware of the potential risks associated with water bodies are crucial to preventing similar tragedies in the future.

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The untimely demise of Manoj Rabha serves as a tragic reminder of the need for constant vigilance and adherence to safety protocols when engaging in water-based pursuits. May his soul rest in peace, and may his unfortunate incident serve as a lesson for others to prioritize their safety while enjoying water-related activities.

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