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Youth drowns in irrigation canal in Kolonga Irrigation Canal, West Karbi Anglong

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HT Bureau

DIPHU, May 24: In a tragic incident, a 27-year-old youth drowned in the Kolonga Irrigation Canal under Dongkamukam Police Outpost in West Karbi Anglong on Thursday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Jotson Bey, a resident of Cheso Kramsa village who went to take a swim to beat the heat.

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He went there along with his friends, but when the sluice gate of the irrigation canal opened, the strong current made him lose his balance, and he drowned. His friends, with the help of locals, took him out of the river and immediately rushed him to nearby Dongkamukam Hospital, but the doctor declared him dead on arrival.

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