11 people drowned in boat tragedy in Jhansi district of UP

Eleven people - nine women and two children - drowned when a boat carrying them capsized in the Betwa river in Poonch police station area of this district of Uttar Pradesh today.

The women were coming from Indergarh in Madhya Pradesh to visit a "mazar" when the accident occured, Superintendent of Police (Rural) P K Tiwari told UNI.

The deceased have been identified as Rukhsar(18), Khushboo (12), Alisa (30), Rani (30), Sonam (15) and Karisma (16), Shabnam (35), Munni (66) and Mahek (4).

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examiation, police added.


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