District Magistrate Ghulam Ali Ansari said the three dead were in the age group of 19 to 39 years.
The boat disaster took place when a group of 12 people were on their way to a village in neighbouring Jharkhand from Raghunathpur block on Friday night. Police said eight of them swam ashore.
Purulia: Bodies of three members of a family were fished out on Saturday and a search is on for the fourth person who went missing after their boat overturned in Damodar River in Purulia.
First Published: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 12:30