Guwahati: A 7-year-old boy has drowned to death in a river while taking bath in Dhubri district of Assam on Monday.
The incident occurred when the boy went for a bath in Tipkai River in Debottar Raipur Part III in Gauripur and accidently fell into strong currents of the river site close his home.
Locals and circle of relatives of the victim informed SDRF who rushed to the spot and started the search operation in Tipkai River early Tuesday morning.
The body of the minor used to be retrieved from the Ghegeralga Bridge after almost two hours of searching. The dead used to be identified as the son of one Abdul Khalek of Gauripur.
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