Crime and Accident

3 missing after boat capsize

3 missing after boat capsize
HAJIPUR, AUG 23 (UNI)- People crossing flood water on boat as they are shifting to safer places after flood water entered in villages in flood affected Hajipur district in Bihar on Tuesday. UNI PHOTO-67U

Lakhipur: Three persons went missing after a boat capsized in a lake in Cachar district today, an official said.

The boat with nine persons on board capsized near Gosainagar area of Lakhipur sub-division this afternoon.

“Three persons have gone missing while six were rescued by fishermen,” Lakhipur Sub-Divisional Officer J R Lalsin said.

Disaster response force personnel were called in to help in the rescue operation.

—PTI