One drowns, 9 missing after boat capsizes mid-sea

Nagercoil: One person drowned while nine others were missing after the boat, in which they went for a joy-ride celebrating Easter, capsized mid-sea off Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, police said on Sunday.

The victims had put out to sea off Sothavilai village last night soon after resurrection of Jesus Christ was announced, police said.

Efforts were on to trace the missing persons, they said.