• Body of 17 year old who drowned on September 11 recovered in Lakhimpur


    Lakhimpur: The body of a 17 year old boy has been recovered who drowned while bathing in Ranganadi river of Doimukh town in Papum pare district of Arunachal Pradesh. The body was recovered yesterday afternoon after the boy went missing on September 11 at around 3.10 pm.

    An NDRF team recovered the body from Lakhimpur district of Assam.

    The deceased has been identified as Pankaj Gurung. On receiving information, a team of 12 NDRF stationed at Lekhi moved to the incident site at 6 kilo, Kimin and began a search operation on Sunday.

    Yet another team of 20 personnel led by Inspector /GD L Bojesh conducted a search operation approximately 1 kilometre downstream and 1 kilometre upstream with the assistance of boats and deep divers however, but could not trace the body.

    The same team again conducted an extensive search operation and retrieved the body from Budh Bazar village in Lakhimpur district, Assam.

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