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Youth drowns during immersion of Durga idol

Posted by Ramesh Khati on September 29, 2009

Lakhimpur, Sep 28 (PTI) A youth today drowned in upper Assam’s Dhemaji district during the immersion of idol of Goddess Durga, official sources said.

Pinto Singh, 20, a resident of Dhemaji town, slipped into the river Samarajan near National Highway 52 and drowned as the idol of the Goddess was being lowered into the waters, the sources said.

Singh was brought out of the water after a 20 minute search and was rushed to Dhemaji Civil Hospital, where he was declared brought dead, the sources said.


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