Four drown as boat capsizes in UP's Varanasi, 2 rescued

  • According to officials, six people were sailing the Ganga river near Prabhu Ghat when water started filling up through a hole in the boat.
NDRF team brings out body from Ganga river near Prabhu Ghat in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(HT)
NDRF team brings out body from Ganga river near Prabhu Ghat in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(HT)
Published on May 23, 2022 03:40 PM IST
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At least four persons drowned and two others were rescued after a boat capsized near Prabhu Ghat in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Monday. Police rushed to the spot and an NDRF team was also called to help in rescue efforts.

According to officials, the six people were sailing on the Ganga river near the ghat when water started filling up through a hole in the boat. Soon after, the boat capsized.

An investigation was underway.

(This is a developing story. Further details awaited.)

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