Boat capsizes in dam, 12 feared dead in India

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In a major tragedy, a boat capsized in the Garhi dam of Bihar’s Jamui district on Saturday afternoon. Almost 12 people are feared dead in the accident.
 
Bodies of six people have been fished out and further search operation is on.
 
According to Officer In-Charge of Garhi police station Ram Narain Rai, 16 people were on board the boat in which four swam to safety. They were going to Garhi village for a religious function rom Kauwakol village in neighbouring Nawada district, he said.
 
National Disaster Response Force team has been rushed to the spot. More details awaited.

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