In a tragic incident a child of seven and half years drowned at the lake of Damboor at Mandir Ghat under Mukhcherri ADC village of Karbook subdivision today.
Sources said that seven and half years old Ranjit Kumar Tripura son of Ratna Mohan Tripura went to take bath at Damboor Lake when his parents were not present at home. He used to bath at the lake with his parents although he did not know swimming. But he went to take bath alone today as his parents were not at home and drowned in the lake.
On being informed SDM of Karbook L.L. Darlong, SDPO of Amarpur, Uttam Banik, OC of Nutan Bazar Police Station and Fire Service staffs of Jatanbari rushed to the spot. But the staffs of Fire Service failed to recover the body after search of 6 and half hours.
SDM of Karbook said that he had contacted NDRF as depth of water was much more. They will conduct an intensive search tomorrow.