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Flood havoc in Barpeta

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BARPETA, Aug 21 - Flood has created havoc in Barpeta district. According to reports available, 112 villages have been affected by the current wave of flood and with all the rivers showing a rising trend, more damage is likely to be caused in the coming days.

Till now, seven villages under the Barpeta Revenue Circle, 20 under Baghbar, 25 under Kalgachia, 16 under Sarthebari, 24 under Barnagar, 17 under Sarupeta and three under Bajali have been submerged by the flood.

The floodwaters of the Pahumara river have washed away a portion of the embankment at Nakuchi. The Kaldia has breached an embankment at Kawaimari. Road communication has been disrupted as roads in several areas have been inundated.

The floodwaters of the Beki river have entered the Manas National Park and Tiger Project. According to an official, a large portion of the park has been submerged and security personnel are facing a tough time to protect the animals. He said that two persons were attacked by straying pigs on Thursday, while a straying jumbo attacked one person today.

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Flood havoc in Barpeta

BARPETA, Aug 21 - Flood has created havoc in Barpeta district. According to reports available, 112 villages have been affected by the current wave of flood and with all the rivers showing a rising trend, more damage is likely to be caused in the coming days.

Till now, seven villages under the Barpeta Revenue Circle, 20 under Baghbar, 25 under Kalgachia, 16 under Sarthebari, 24 under Barnagar, 17 under Sarupeta and three under Bajali have been submerged by the flood.

The floodwaters of the Pahumara river have washed away a portion of the embankment at Nakuchi. The Kaldia has breached an embankment at Kawaimari. Road communication has been disrupted as roads in several areas have been inundated.

The floodwaters of the Beki river have entered the Manas National Park and Tiger Project. According to an official, a large portion of the park has been submerged and security personnel are facing a tough time to protect the animals. He said that two persons were attacked by straying pigs on Thursday, while a straying jumbo attacked one person today.