15 missing after boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, June 22 (Calcutta Tube) Fifteen people were missing Tuesday after a boat capsized in a river in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district, an official said.

The boat was carrying around 30 people.

‘Rescue operations have been initiated with the help of divers, police and district authorities,’ District Magistrate Rigzian Sampheal told IANS on telephone from Bahraich, about 300 km from Lucknow.

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