One youth, identified as 22-year-old Ankur Roy, drowned in river Brahmaputra at upper Assam’s Dibrugarh.

Ankur Roy, a resident of Dhemaji, who was employed near Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH), Dibrugarh, went missing from the bank of river Brahmaputra at Tinkunia in Dibrugarh on Friday.

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According to a local, he might have drowned in river Brahmaputra at Tinkunia on Friday as his clothes were found near the river bank.

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As per National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) sources, Ankur Roy drowned while he went to take a bath in the river at about 4.30 pm on Friday.

The NDRF team started a search operation immediately after being informed.

Sources said the NDRF will resume the search operation again from Saturday morning.

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: