Assam Floods: Indian Army Doing A Great Job In Rescue And Relief Operation

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2:58 pm 9 Jul, 2016


Incessant rains in Arunachal Pradesh and other adjoining states have worsened the flood situation in Assam, affecting over 1.12 lakh people in seven districts of the state on July 8.

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While the Brahmaputra is flowing above danger mark in Neematighat and Dhubri, the Dhansiri river is also in spate in Numaligarh. The Dikhow river in Sibsagar is also flowing above danger mark.

Villagers shift to safe places from a flood-affected village in Morigaon in Assam indianexpress

Villagers shift to safe places from a flood-affected village in Morigaon in Assam indianexpress

Districts of Assam such as Lakhimpur, Morigaon, Golaghat, Nagaon, Sonitpur, Jorhat, Barpeta and many localities of Guwahati city remained inundated because of the floods caused by heavy rainfall since July 6 night.

Wild Buffaloes taking shelter on a small piece of high land amid flood in Kaziranga National Park Twitter

Wild Buffaloes taking shelter on a small piece of high land amid flood in Kaziranga National Park Twitter

In Jorhat district, more than 20 villages have been submerged. River Bhogdoi eroded about 200 metres of an embankment near Dhekargora near Jorhat town. It has affected more than 48,000 people.

Rescue teams at work ANI

Rescue teams at work ANI

More than 1000 people have taken shelter at seven relief camps including Golaghat, Jorhat and Guwahati.

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Indian Army and NDRF are carrying out massive rescue and relief efforts in the flood-hit areas of the state.

Rescue operation by Indian Army ANI

Rescue operation by NDRF and Army ANI

Official sources said that army along with State Disaster Response Force rescued over one thousand people.

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ANI

Six National Disaster Management Response Force motorboats are rescuing people from the villages that have been marooned.

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China Xinhua News

Jorhat Superintendent of Police Amanjeet Kaur, along with her officials, surveyed different affected places and distributed food items.

Nearly 7000 hectares of crop land are inundated in the entire state.

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