Two children drown as boat capsizes in UP

Two children were drowned and 10 went missing when a boat capsized in the Ganges river in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday.

Lucknow: Two children were drowned and 10 went missing when a boat capsized in the Ganges river in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday.

Police told a news agency that the incident took place at Saraini at Chamrauli ghat when hundreds of people were taking bath. A boat full of children was crossing the river when it turned turtle.

Divers started their search for the missing children but prospects of finding them are bleak, an official said. 

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