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3 students feared drowned in Siang

3 students feared drowned  in Siang

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 July 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our correspondent
Itagar, July 27: Three class IX students of Jawahar vodaya Vidyalaya at Geku in Upper Siang district of Aruchal Pradesh are reported to have drowned while bathing in Siang on Wednesday afternoon. A group of seven students had gone for a swim around 2.30 pm and three of them were swept away by the river, district information and public relation officer informed in a communiqué here on Thursday.
Remaining four students are reported to be safe. An NDRF team has been pressed into action to trace the missing boys. The Upper Siang dstrict administration has alerted villagers residing along the Siang bank to help in the search operation. Deputy Commissioners of Siang and East Siang have also alerted the gaon burhas of the nearby villages along the Siang for search and rescue operation, the communiqué added.


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