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Boat capsizes, 35 have miraculous escape, one missing

india Updated: Jun 08, 2010 19:57 IST

At least 35 students had a miraculous escape when their boat capsized in midstream of river Brahmaputra but one seven year old child was reported missing from Kamrup (rural) district on Tuesday.

Police said a boat ferrying about 36 school students to Nagarberia area from the Kolabadha river ghat capsized midstream at 1 pm.

About 35 students either swam to safety or were rescued by boats but one Sahidul Islam (7) was reportedly missing and feared drowned.

The National Disaster Reserve force personnel are currently engaged in search operations.