Four missing as boat capsizes in Odisha`s Indravati reservoir

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 15:57

Bhawanipatna: At least four persons were missing when a boat ferrying them capsized in Indravati reservoir in Odisha`s Kalahandi district Wednesday, police said.

A country boat, carrying six persons, was on its way from Patepadar to Kanasakuli under Thuamul-Rampur police station limits when it capsized after the boatman lost control, said Kalahandi District Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Dinajan Nayak.
While two persons managed to swim ashore, there was no trace of the four others, the ASP said.

"We have launched a search operation to trace the remaining four persons in the reservoir," the ASP said, adding, rescue operation is going on.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 15:57

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