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