UP: 6 dead after boat capsizes in Bahraich’s Saryu river; bodies recovered

07 October 2017, 10:36 AM

Six people were killed including 2 children after a boat capsized in Saryu River in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich. The bodies of all the deceased have been recovered.

Earlier, 19 people were killed after a boat carrying 60 capsized in river Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat on September 14.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for kin of those dead in Baghpat incident.

"Death toll in Baghpat boat capsize rises to 19," Baghpat DM Bhawani Singh said.

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First Published: Saturday, October 07, 2017 10:27 AM
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