Rajasthan News

Boat capsizes in Banswara, Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Feb 18, 2015

On Tuesday a boat capsized in the backwater of Mahi river in Banswara district of Rajasthan. A 25-year-old woman died while two children were also feared drowned.

Shivnath, SHO of Ambapur police station said that the body of the woman, identified as Aanchal, was recovered from the spot, the other two children including her 3-year-old daughter.

Five other passengers sailing on the boat with the victims were rescued by the locals from the incident site which occurred behind Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam located in the Mahi River, Shivnath said. Rescue operation is underway to locate the two children, he said.

He added that “They got into the fishing boat for a fun ride and went into the backwater of Mahi where the boat capsized,”

Src:- http://zeenews.india.com/news/rajasthan/boat-capsizes-in-rajasthan-1-dead-2-children-feared-drowned_1548042.html

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