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Two BSF jawans had reportedly died after a vehicle of the Border Security Force met with an accident and fell into a water body along Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam’s South Salmara Mankachar district on March 18.

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According to the reports, the incident took place at Jhaudanga area in South Salmara Mankachar district where the BSF vehicle fell into a 20-30 feet water body.

A senior police officer said that, five jawans including a sub-inspector of BSF had gone to the bordering area for patrolling and the driver of the vehicle lost his control and it fell into the water body.

“Following the incident three of them had able to reach safer place by swimming, but two were missing. We have recovered one body from the water body so far, but another is still missing,” the police officer said.

Meanwhile, SDRF, NDRF teams have reached the spot and engaged in search operation.

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About Hemanta Kr Nath

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Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.

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