10 drown as boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh

August 6th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 10 people were drowned and 15 went missing after a boat capsized in the Saryu river in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, police said. “The accident took place near the Barvi bank of the river in Bahraich district,” District Superintendent of Police Piyush Modak told IANS on telephone.

Bahraich is over 270 km from here.

“Rescue work has already begun and we have fished out 10 bodies from the river,” he added.

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