Guwahati/ 14th May’2018 (Prag News Desk):
Manoj Thakuria from Guwahati fell off his boat into Brahmaputra River and lost his life while trying to take a selfie from his boat.
The youth was a resident of ASEB Colony, Narengi and had gone for an outing along with his close friends near Brahmaputra Ghat in Tamulbari Shiv Mandir area.
As per reports, the youth Manoj Thakuria stood on the boat and held out his hand while trying to take a selfie pose, His foot accidently stepped on the edge of the boat and he fell off. Before his friends could help his friend, the River’s current had already washed off Manoj very far from their boat.
Sources further informed that Thakuria friends to search and rescue him, however, they failed as the water current of the Brahmaputra River was very strong.
Meanwhile, a joint team of Police along with NDRF personnel have recovered the body which was later sent to Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) for post-mortem.