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Shockwave across India: Dhubri toll goes up

The entire country stands bereaved when over 150 people were feard to have met watery grave on the river Brahmaputra in Dhubri on Monday. Prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh called up chief minister Tarun Gogoi over telephone and condoled the death of the passengers when the ferry capsized on the river. Assam governor JB Patnike also expressed deep shock over the incident. An inclement weather makes it quite difficult for security forces to carry out search operation on the river Brahmaputra in Dhubri where atleast 150 people were feared dead when the ferry carryin over 200 people capsized on Monday.

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