Four minor boys drowned in the Brahmaputra river in Guwahati, three bodies recovered

Guwahati, Sep 26: At least four minor boys were reportedly drowned in the Brahmaputra river in Guwahati on Sunday.

The rescue and search teams of NDRF, SDRF, fire service and police have recovered three bodies from the river so far and one of them is still missing.

The incident took place in the Brahmaputra river in the Pandughat area in Guwahati.

According to the reports, four Class 8 students of the Pandu area went to the Pandughat area for swimming in the Brahmaputra river.

The family members said that all four friends came out from their homes at around 6-30 am on Sunday morning for their tuition and when they didn’t return home till noon they informed the police.

During the time, some locals informed the family members that, the students went to Pandughat as one among them posted some photographs and videos on his social media account.

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Immediately, locals, family members and police had rushed to the spot and rescue teams of NDRF, SDRF and fire & emergency services also reached the spot.

A top police official said that three bodies have been recovered so far and one among the four students is still missing.

NDRF, SDRF and Fire & Emergency Services teams are engaged in search and rescue operation to find out the fourth body,” the police officer said.