Seven missing in Orissa boat capsize found dead

October 30th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 (IANS) At least seven people who had gone missing last week after a boat carrying them capsized in a reservoir in Orissa were found dead, police said Thursday.Police have recovered the bodies of all five men and two women from the resorvoir, Malkangiri district superintendent of police Satish Kumar Gajbhiye told IANS.

While two bodies were recovered Thursday, other bodies were recovered earlier, he said.

The boat capsized Oct 24 in the Chitrakonda reservoir, some 700 km from here. It was carrying villagers returning to their village, Singaram, after visiting a village on the other side of the reservoir.

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