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UP: Boat capsize on Mahona river, 12 feared drown

PTI  Lakhimpur, March 01, 2014
First Published: 23:26 IST(1/3/2014) | Last Updated: 23:28 IST(1/3/2014)

Twelve people, including three children, were feared drowned when the boat in which they were crossing the Mahona river capsized near Elona Ghat in Tikuniya police station area late on Saturday evening.

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According to eyewitnesses, about 12 people were feared drowned as the boat capsized in the main stream of the river.

Confirming the accident, sub-divisional magistrate DP Pal said detail of the suspected victims were not known.


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