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Tinsukia flood scene grim

By Correspondent

TINSUKIA, July 24 - Due to incessant rainfall since the last few days in Tinsukia district and the catchment areas of Arunachal Pradesh, the water level of River Brahmaputra and its tributaries namely, Dibru, Dhola, Doomdooma, Na Dihing, Buri Dihing, etc., has risen to the danger mark, inundating various places today. Floodwaters have entered 11 revenue villages of Guijan area, including the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park under the Tinsukia Revenue Circle, five villages of the Doomdooma Revenue Circle and 23 villages under the Margherita Revenue Circle, inundating about 500 hectares of land and affecting about 20,000 people.

The district administration has set up 10 relief camps at the Margherita subdivision and all the flood-affected people have been provided with essential commodities like rice, lentils, salt, etc. Medical and veterinary services, too, have been activated in the flood-ravaged areas.

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