Guwahati (Assam ), Sep 5 : After four days of intensive Search operations by the NDRF, SDRF , Navy Divers and Army divers the ill -fated hatchback car was finally recovered from Dikhow River on Wednesday afternoon .
Around 100 people, including army divers and local fishermen, divided into 10 teams were engaged in Assam’s Sivasagar district to search for five members of a family who drowned in their car in the Dikhow river four days back,
A 10-member Naval diving team was airlifted from Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam on Monday after the district administration had sought the Indian Navy’s assistance. The team arrived at the spot on Monday evening and will operate from Tuesday morning,
Earlier , in the morning a 10 Kg Magnet was used to track the missing car when all other modern gadgets and devices failed . The car was pulled from the river with the help of ropes .
There was a foul smell in the area as the bodies all the five occupants were decomposed beyond recogination .
The Guwahati-based family included Haren Borah (52), his mother (86), his wife (45) and his two daughters (22 and 18).
The car was supposed to take a turning at a trisection and but instead headed straight — only to fall into the river. The family was visiting their village from Guwahati.