Guwahati Water Supply Pipe Bursts: A woman died and five others were injured after a water supply line burst in Assam’s Kharguli area of Guwahati on Thursday (May 25). An official said that the strong flow of water damaged several houses and vehicles and people ran here and there to save themselves. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, the official said. Senior officials have reached the spot and the cause of the incident is being ascertained.
Video of the incident
Extraordinary horrors. Gamen’s pipe burst, Keibatao house if drinking water. Death of a woman. #Guwahati pic.twitter.com/rdTaZRpaLN
— Pankaj Bhattacharjee (@pankajbhatta) May 25, 2023
Water entered many houses
In the video, you can clearly see the terrible appearance of the water. This sight can make anyone’s heart flutter. The force of the water was so strong that the shower of water went up to the top of the tall buildings in the area. Looking at the video, it seems that the nearby 10-story buildings are dwarfed by the water’s edge. Some objects were also seen floating in the water. The video is made from a tall building in front. People have claimed that water has entered many houses. Another video of the incident shows that some high-speed vehicles rammed into the water’s edge. A car was seen overturned on the road.
Assured to restore water supply soon
According to local media, Gammon JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) in Kharguli, Guwahati. The main water supply line burst around 3 pm. The name of the woman who lost her life in the accident is being told as Sumitra Rabha. Sumitra lived in one of the houses damaged by the flood. The Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has assured that water supply will be restored soon.
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