12 killed, 13 missing in Bihar boat mishap
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Last Updated: Sunday, October 10, 2010, 21:57
  
Buxar: Twelve people, including seven women, were killed and 13 others missing today after a country-boat sank in river Ganga in Bihar's Buxar district, police said.

The ill-fated boat carrying 25 passengers was sailing to Dalupur from Uttar Pradesh's Ballia when it got caught in a whirlpool and capsized in Brahmpur block.

Twelve bodies have been fished out, police said, adding local divers were engaged in search operations for the missing persons.

Senior officials were camping at the spot to oversee rescue operations, they said.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, October 10, 2010, 21:57


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