Boat carrying 55 people sinks in Bihar's Danapur

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Patna: A boat carrying 55 people sank in the Ganga river near the Shahpur police station area in Bihar's Danapur on Sunday.

According to an official, 10 people were reported missing and a search operation was launched to find the missing persons. All the persons on board hailed from the Daudpur area of Patna.

The incident took place after the labourers were returning from work. People gathered around the river soon after the news of the sinking of the boat spread.

The search operation was carried out with the help of divers.

Further details in the matter are awaited.


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