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Patna: Boat Capsizes in Ganga with 40 Onboard


First published: January 14, 2017, 7:26 PM IST | Updated: 0 mins ago

A TV grab of relatives grieving the accident

Patna: A boat carrying 40 people capsized in the Ganga in Patna on Saturday.

The boat was returning from a Kite flying festival that was organised as part of Makar Sankranti festivals.

Most of the passengers were able to swim to safety. However, four to five people are still missing

According to sources, it was a small boat which was overloaded with people.

The boat was about to reach the bank when it capsized.

Rescue operations are on to trace the missing passengers.