A "Himalayan Challenge" for Assam
Rocky Orang (24), Rajkumar Tanti (30) and Lohro Orang (48) of Dighaltarang Tea Estate under Doomdooma circle in Assam's Tinsukia district went fishing with five others in the Dangori River on June 26. But their boat capsized and the three were washed away by the surging waters.
Reports of two youths-Bishnu Tanti and Iliyas Khal of Bisakupi Tea Estate washed away by the surging waters of the Dangori River came the next day taking the overall flood fatality in the State to 23. Flood waters also washed away the bridge that connects Doomdooma to Baghjan where a massive fire broke out after a 14-day uncontrollable oil leak from a damaged oil well at OIL's production well site.