Nine persons died, when a boat capsized, in India’s eastern state of West Bengal, police confirmed on Saturday.
The mishap occurred on Thursday night, when more than 50 people were on board a boat, and returning after attending a religious event in West Bengal, as a part of the ongoing festive season.
The boat capsized in the Mahananda river.
Immediately after the tragedy, two dead bodies were recovered, more than 30 persons were rescued, and seven persons went missing.
The dead bodies of those who went missing were found on Saturday by rescue teams.
Source: Nam News Network (NNN)