Boat capsizes in Bihar, six dead
Patna: Six persons drowned on Sunday as a
boat carrying about 40 people capsized in river Punpun near
Behrampur village here, police said.
The toll is likely to increase, Superintendent of
Police Chatranil Singh said adding senior civil and department
officials rushed to the spot to supervise rescue works.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed sorrow at
the death of six people and extended his condolences to the
Kumar has also asked the Disaster Management department
and the district administration to intensify rescue and relief
works, an official release said.
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