Six women drown as boat capsizes in Kosi River

Six women drowned and another was missing when a country-boat capsized in Kosi River in Bihar`s Madhubani district on Friday.

Last Updated: Aug 10, 2012, 14:37 PM IST

Madhubani: Six women drowned and another was missing when a country-boat capsized in Kosi River in Bihar`s Madhubani district on Friday.
The overcrowded boat was ferrying over 41 passengers, police said.
The women were mostly labourers.

Their bodies were fished out from the river, they said, adding divers were trying to trace another missing person.

PTI