Two child labourers rescued from Dibrugarh houses

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An anti-child labour task force on Tuesday rescued two child workers from Dibrugarh town. Dibrugarh district information and public relations officer Sulakshana Mithi Kachari said the task force rescued a 13-year-old girl from the residence of Niranjan Hazarika, a top PSU executive of an oil company from the Mohanaghat area. In a separate raid, another 13-year-old girl was rescued from the residence-cum-hostel of Bichitra Doley, a professor of the Assam Medical College.

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Assam: Six electrocuted inside fishing pond

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GUWAHATI: Six persons, including a 10-year-old boy, were electrocuted to death in Nagaon district on Friday morning when they were fishing in a pond unaware of an overhead 11000 volt feeder line that had snapped and fallen into the pond suddenly got charged. Eight people have been injured in the tragedy that struck Uttar Khatowal village, under Rupohi revenue circle, at around 7.50am. Villagers noticed the snapped high-voltage transmission line fallen into over the pond at around 5 am and informed the control room of Rupohi sub-station. “The villagers claim…

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