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India boat sinks in Brahmaputra River, leaving useless and lacking amid monsoon flooding in Assam state

GAUHATI, India — Police have been looking Wednesday for 22 individuals who have been lacking after a motorized boat capsized within the flooded Brahmputra River in India’s distant northeast. Three our bodies have been recovered and 11 individuals have been rescued. Police officer Mihirjit Dayan mentioned the boat was carrying 36 individuals to Gauhati, the capital of Assam state, from a village throughout the river. Police had earlier mentioned there have been 40 individuals on board the boat.

The boat sank Wednesday after hitting a tower for a water mission that was underneath development, he mentioned.

Heavy monsoon rains have flooded massive elements of India. Greater than 1,000 individuals have died in seven states for the reason that monsoon season began in June.

Accidents are widespread in India as many ferries are poorly constructed and sometimes overcrowded, and there may be little regard for security rules.  

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