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Patna Boat Tragedy: Boat Carrying 17 Capsizes in Ganga River Near Patna, 6 Missing

A boat with 17 people on board capsized in the Ganga River near Patna, Bihar, during the Ganga Dussehra festival. Six people are missing, while the other 11 managed to swim to safety.

By: Rekha Joshi  Pardaphash Group
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Patna Boat Tragedy: Boat Carrying 17 Capsizes in Ganga River Near Patna, 6 Missing

A boat with 17 people on board capsized in the Ganga River near Patna, Bihar, during the Ganga Dussehra festival. Six people are missing, while the other 11 managed to swim to safety.

Missing People after Boat Capsizes in Ganga River


The accident happened near Barh, about 70 km from Patna. The boat was traveling from Umanath Ghat to Diara when it sank. Strong floodwaters were a factor in the accident.

Local residents quickly gathered at the riverbank when they heard the news. Police and rescue teams arrived at the scene, and divers are currently searching for the missing people.

Families of the missing are very worried as the search continues. This tragic event shows the dangers of traveling in flooded areas and the need for better safety measures.

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