DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 1: In a bizarre accident today, around 10:50 a.m., a 7-year-old boy Shakebul Hussain, son of Raju Ali, resident of Balijan Khan Basti, under Khatkhati Police Station, Karbi Anglong district, Assam, suddenly fell into the Dhansiri Nala and the boy was swept away by a strong current.
It is reported that local villagers tried to rescue the boy but failed in their attempts due to the high current.
On receipt of the information, Officer-in-charge, Khatkhati Police Station, M Brahma, along with police personnel reached the spot and after an hour’s search was able to retrieve the mortal remains of the boy around 12.50 p.m., with the assistance of VDPs and villagers.
Speaking to Nagaland Page, SDPO Bokajan, John Das APS said it is an unfortunate incident and necessary formalities are being done till the filing of this report.
Shakebul Hussain was a student of UKG in Assisi School, Dimapur.