Assam: 2 policemen washed away by flood waters, bodies found | Latest News India

The Nagaon district has been severely affected by the devastating floods in Assam, with 3,64,459 people affected by the Kopili River, which flows from the highest flood level in Kampur.

Two policemen, including an officer in charge of a police station, rushed to help two flood victims in Assam’s Nagaon district, who washed up on Monday and whose bodies were found on Monday, police said.

Kapoor police officer Sammujal Kakotti, who was informed of the late-night flooding, had taken a team of four crew members to the village of Madhupur village of Pachonijar, said state special police chief GP Singh.

But the police fell into the water and washed away. Two policemen were rescued, and SDRF personnel uncovered two bodies, including Kakotti, after several hours of searching early Monday, he said. Another police officer has been identified as Rajiv Bordoloi.

“We salute the courage and bravery of Sub Inspector Samujjal Kakotti and Constable Rajib Bordoloi. His selfless work will inspire future generations of Assam police personnel, ”Singh said. “We stand with our men and families at this sad time and salute the courage shown by the brave police,” he said.

The Nagaon district has been severely affected by the devastating floods in Assam, with 3,64,459 people affected by the Kopili River, which flows from the highest flood level in Kampur. A total of 42,28,157 people have been affected by the current flood, which has hit 34 districts and claimed 71 lives, officials said.

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