Bihar: Three killed, 15 missing as boat capsizes

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 18:23

Darbhanga: A woman and her two children
died and 15 others went missing when a boat capsized in
river Kareh in Bihar`s Darbhanga district on Tuesday, police
sources said.

The boat, with 30 persons on board, was caught in a
whirlpool and sank near Bayam Village as they were returning
to the village from the other side.
While 12 persons swam ashore to safety, bodies of
three were recovered.

Fifteen others were still missing and local divers
engaged to carry out search for the bodies, sources said.
Barely two days back in Buxar altogether 38 people
died in a boat tragedy in Ganga.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 18:23

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