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8 Killed, Over 30 Missing After Boat Capsizes In India


Tarikh kemaskini: 14/09/2017

NEW DELHI, Sept 14 (Bernama) -- At least eight people were killed and over 30 others missing when an overcrowded boat capsized Thursday in northern India, China's Xinhua news agency reported police as saying.

The boat capsized in River Yaumna in Bagpat district in the outskirts of Indian capital city New Delhi.

"Today a boat capsized in Bagpat district falling in National Capital Region (NCR) resulting in deaths of several people," a police official posted at superintendent of police office in Bagpat told Xinhua.

"Eight bodies have been fished out so far. Twelve others were rescued alive and have been admitted in local hospital." According to the official, the boat was carrying around 60 people when it capsized.

"The search for remaining 30 others is going on in full swing," the official said.....