Boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh, six people dead

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 7 Oct 2017 6:26 AM GMT

Boat capsizes in Bahraich district Uttar Pradesh, six people dead
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Lucknow: At least six persons were killed and more than a dozen went missing after a boat capsized in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh.

According to the police, the incident took place in the Saryu river at Pipra Ghat in Ramgaon. The dead include two children.

The overcrowded boat was said to have been in a dilapidated condition. Most of the passengers were headed home after an overnight stay at the Matiyari fair, an annual event, a police officer said.

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Six bodies have been fished out of the water so far and those missing are being searched for by the PAC divers, an official said.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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