Bagaha (Bihar): Two persons were drowned and several others are missing when a boat capsized in the river Gandak near Kailash Nagar village in Bagaha district on Tuesday, official sources said.

The boat was carrying about 24 labourers, Sub-divisional Officer Raman Kumar said.

Two bodies were fished out and divers pressed into service to locate others.

The deceased were identified as Gita Devi (40) and Chhoti Kumari (15) alias Sangita kumari, he said.


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