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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Bhuban Hill toll rises to three

From our Staff Reporter
Silchar, Feb 16: Some pilgrims visiting Bhuban Hills to offer prayers to Lord Shiva on Maha Shivaratri Day were destined never to come back as three bodies of the devotees were found from the hill till now. One Shobha Rajbhor (14) died on the spot when a stone fell on her. Her body was recovered on Friday. 
Two more dead bodies of the pilgrims were recovered from Bhuban Hill today, taking the toll to three. One of the dead persons has been identified as Laxmi Narayan Nunia (55), a rickshaw puller of Koiya Tea garden in Lala, and the other has been identified as Kanan Bala Paul, a teacher of Karimganj. The bodies were recovered from a place called Hatubhanga in Bhuban Hill. 
On the other hand, one Hari Narayan Kurmi was found unconscious on the hill while a 60-year-old woman Chanmani Rabidas of Kashipur is missing till today. THE SENTINEL

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