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    Flash flood claims one in Dima Hasao

    Published on July 12, 2019

    By Anup Biswas

     

    Haflong : In a flash flood due to incessant rain has taken away one youth of Phiding village aged 28 years in Mahur river yesterday. The youth was identified as Rijit Langthsa and his body was recovered today morning.

    Meanwhile the rail communication between lumding – Badarpur hill section was disrupted due settlement of track between New Harangajao and Jatinga lampur railway station at about 9.30 am.

    Railway officials from lumding and Badarpur rushed to the spot immediately and started the restoration work.

    Due to heavy rain, railway track has been affected at km Badarpur hill 110/4-5 between Jatinga Lumpur – New Harangajao station in Lumding section under Lumding division of N.F. Railway. The settlement occurred at about 09-30 am today making it unsuitable for train movement. The repairing work has already started and it will take more than 8 hours to complete the restoration work. As a result, some trains are

    either cancelled or short terminated as given under:-

    Agartala Kanchanjunjha Express which arrived Lumding

    station at 09-25 am has been short terminated and will remain cancelled between

    1. 13173 up Sealdah – Lumding and Agartala.
    2. 13176 Silchar – Sealdah Kanchanjunjha Express scheduled to leave Silchar today will remain cancel.
    3. 55615 up Guwahati – Silchar passenger which left from Guwahati on 11.07.2019 and arrived New Haflong station at 09-27 am today has been short terminated and will remain cancel between New Haflong and Silchar.
    4. 55616 up Silchar Guwahati passenger of today which arrived Chandranathpur station at 09-30 am from Silchar has been short terminated and will return back to Silchar.

    Meanwhile railway authority has made provision for adequate drinking water for all passengers of short-terminated trains at respective stations. Announcements are also being made to make passenger aware about cancellations and short terminations, informed Chief Public Relations Officer, NF Railway.

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