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Over 2 lakh people hit at Mayong

By Correspondent

JAGIROAD, July 28 - The flood situation in Mayong Revenue Circle has turned critical with many new areas, especially entire Pokoria mouza, including Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, submerged by the flood-waters of river Brahmaputra.

As many as 2,09,332 people of 134 villages under Pokoria, Mayong, Manaha and Ghagua mouzas in Mayong Revenue Circle were severely affected by the current wave of flood.

When contacted, the Circle Officer of Mayong, Ananta Gogoi, said that the death toll in the circle has gone up to three during the current wave of flood.

The district administration distributed rice, dal, salt and wheat at the relief distribution centre in the flood-affected area in the circle, he added.

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