ADVERTISEMENT

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.


NNN

© Copyright 2012 NetIndian. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of NetIndian content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of NetIndian Media Corporation. Write to info[AT]netindian[DOT]in for permission to use content. Read detailed Terms of Use.