KOKRAJHAR, June 24: In a shocking incident two young girls were reportedly drowned in Longa river under Dotma Police Station on Saturday evening at Maoriagaon village in Kokrajhar district. One of the girl’s body was recovered on Sunday at Bagribari on the banks of the river under Gauripur PS in Dhubri district. Rescue operation has been intensified to fish out the other untraced girl.
According to the villagers of Maoriagaon, two young girls namely Kabita Rani Brahma(7), daughter of Ghana Kanta Brahma and Pami Mushahary(8), daughter of Binay Mushahary of Maoriagaon village under Dotma PS, went to nearby Longa River for bath on Saturday afternoon by 3 pm and since then they went missing.
After search operations led by teams of NDRF and SDRF, a body of the drowned girl was recovered at Bagribari under Gauripurt PS in Dhubri district with 24-hours of the incident.
Family member identified the recovery body as Kabita Rani Brahma.
Search operation is still on to recover the other girl.