30 Dec 2022

Bihar Boat Mishap: Seven Missing After Boat Capsizes In Ganga In Patna


Patna: At least seven people are reported missing after a boat carrying them capsized in the river Ganga River near Patna in Bihar on Friday.
Patna district magistrate Chandrashekhar Singh said that the mishap occurred at around 2.30 pm near Mahveer Tola ghat when the boat carrying 14 people overturned midway.
Singh said the boat capsized and sank in the middle of the river Ganga. While seven people managed to swim to safety and reach the bank of the river, seven others are missing.
A search operation was launched by the state disaster relief force to trace the seven missing persons, he said, adding that the missing persons could not be traced.
Singh said personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NBDRF) will be engaged to trace the missing persons.

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