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13-year-old boy drowns in Barpeta

Balpeta: Friday’s 13-year-old boy drowned in Sundatidiya, Balpeta. Jyotirmoy Das, son of Satyaranjan Das of Sundaridiya and a class VIII student at RTRT Model School, went to the pond to carry water on Friday, but he didn’t return.

The SDRF team later regained his body. RT Model School faculty and Sundaridia people mourned his death. Catastrophic floods have already claimed many lives. Although the flood situation in Barpeta has improved a bit, most areas are still underwater and people are evacuating to relief camps.

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