6 people killed, scores missing as boat capsizes in Nepal

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 20:35

Kathmandu: At least six people died on Saturday and several others went missing when a boat, with about 50 passengers on board, capsized in the swollen Bagmati River in central Nepal.
Six men swam to safety while a woman was rescued during the search operation carried out by the police and local people at the site of the incident situated some 250 km south of Kathmandu, according to the police.
Most of those killed were villagers who were returning to their homes after working in their fields.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 18:06

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