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Four drown as jeep falls into river in UP

Four persons were feared drowned when the jeep in which they were travelling fell into Ganga river while crossing the Pontoon bridge at Chunar in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, police said today.

india Updated: Jun 20, 2003 11:08 IST

Four persons were feared drowned when the jeep in which they were travelling fell into Ganga river while crossing the Pontoon bridge at Chunar in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, police said on Thursday.

The mishap occurred yesterday when the jeep carrying ten people fell off the Pontoon bridge, they said.

While six persons were rescued, four others were feared drowned, police said adding their bodies are yet to be traced.

First Published: Jun 20, 2003 11:08 IST