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Bihar: 12 missing as boat capsizes

Last Updated: Friday, November 19, 2010 - 21:19

Bettiah: Twelve persons were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in Gandak river at Bihar`s West Champaran district on Friday, officials said.
The incident happened at Marchaiya village when the boat, carrying around 60 passengers, was sailing to the other side of the river.
While others swam to safety, 12 persons -- mostly women and children -- went missing, they said, adding that local divers were engaged to trace them.


First Published: Friday, November 19, 2010 - 21:19

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