Three drowned in boat mishap
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Last Updated: Sunday, October 17, 2010, 18:23
  
Chapra: Three persons -- two women and a child -- were drowned when a country-made boat sank in river Ganga near Shankerpur village in Bihar's Saran district last night, police said.

The ill-fated boat, carrying ten persons, was sailing from Shankerpur to the other side of the river bank when it was caught in a whirlpool and capisized, sources said.

While two women and a child drowned, others swam to safety, they said.

The bodies of the three were fished out and handed over to their bereaved relatives after autopsy, sources added.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, October 17, 2010, 18:23


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