Bihar: Four youths drown in Ganga river

Four youths were feared drowned on Monday in the Ganga river at Simariaghat in Bihar`s Begusarai district, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 12, 2012, 15:09 PM IST

Begusarai: Four youths were feared drowned
on Monday in the Ganga river at Simariaghat in Bihar`s Begusarai district, police said.

The youths, identified as Chandan Paswan (25), Sonu
Paswan (22), Rajesh Kumar (18) and Bhivishan Kumar (18) – all natives of Nagadah village - were taking bath in the river when they accidentally slipped in the deep water and were feared drowned, police said.

Divers have been pressed into service to recover the
bodies, they said.

The mishap took place during tonsure ceremony of one
Dashrath Paswan`s grandson, police added.

PTI