Amid COVID crisis, panic in MP village as human corpses found floating in river- The New Indian Express

By Specific Information Service

BHOPAL: A day after over 70 useless our bodies had washed ashore on the banks of Ganga in Bihar and adjoining East Uttar Pradesh, there at the moment are stories now of corpses discovered floating in a river in Madhya Pradesh.

The incident got here to gentle when residents of Nandanpur village in Panna district alleged that 4 to 5 corpses had been seen floating within the Runj river which is reportedly a ingesting water supply for the cattle.

“We’re afraid that an epidemic would possibly get away in our village because of these useless our bodies which have been floating for the previous 5 to 6 days. We additionally use this water for ingesting as soon as our hand pumps dry out because of low floor water degree,” a neighborhood mentioned. 

District Collector of Panna, Sanjay Kumar Mishra, whereas confirming the presence of human corpses within the river, clarified that there are simply two our bodies there.

Whereas one was that of 95-year-old, one other was that of a most cancers affected person, each had been residents of Nandanpur village, he added.

“The village sarpanch instructed us that each our bodies had been immersed and never cremated within the river as a part of a long-standing custom. Each our bodies had been retrieved on Tuesday and buried safely,” Mishra mentioned.

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