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One drowned, five missing in boat capsize in Bihar

One person drowned and five went missing after a boat capsized in the river Ganga at Ismailpur ghat in Bhagalpur district this evening, police sources said.

india Updated: Jul 03, 2010 22:31 IST

One person drowned and five went missing after a boat capsized in the river Ganga at Ismailpur ghat in Bhagalpur district this evening, police sources said.

The boat carrying 20 passengers was sailing to the other side of the river from Ismailpur ghat when it overturned, the sources said.

The body of the person who drowned was fished out and search was on for the missing with the help of local divers.

The 14 others in the boat swam to safety, they said.