Boat tragedy: Four drown, four others go missing
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 20:17
Jalaun (UP): Four persons drowned and four others have gone missing and after a boat carrying 12 persons capsized on Tuesday in river Betwa in Kadaura area, police said.

The incident took place this afternoon when the devotees were going to pay obeisance to Goddess Durga at a temple in Hamirpur and the boat carrying 12 persons capsized, they said.

The incident took place between Kadaura area in Jalaun and Jalalpur area of Hamirpur district, they said.

The drowned persons are - Raju (37), Sanjay (25), Bhura (35) and Anil (22). The bodies of the victims were fished out by the villagers.

While four persons swam to safety, four others are still missing and efforts are on to trace them.


First Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 20:17

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