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Patna: 17 killed as boat capsizes in Ganga

THE ASIAN AGE / ANI
Published : Jan 14, 2017, 9:14 pm IST
Updated : Jan 14, 2017, 9:24 pm IST

According to reports, the accident took place when the boat, carrying at least 34 people, was about to reach the river bank.

At least 17 people were killed after a boat turned turtle in the Ganga River in Patna on Sunday.
 At least 17 people were killed after a boat turned turtle in the Ganga River in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: At least 17 people were killed after a boat turned turtle in the Ganga River in Patna on Sunday.

According to reports, the accident took place when the boat, carrying at least 34 people, was about to reach the river bank.

The boat was returning from a kite festival on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Meanwhile, the state police have launched a search operation for the missing people.

More details awaited.

Tags: boat capsize, makar sankranti, ganga river, 17 dead
Location: India, Bihar, Patna