Five killed, six missing in two separate river accidents in Bihar

Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) Five people, including four minor young ladies, were suffocated and six others disappeared in discrete mishaps in streams in Bihar’s Aurangabad and Patna regions on Sunday, police said.

In Aurangabad, four minors young ladies went for a shower at Kushmara Ghat in Hamid Nagar town under Uphara police headquarters. In any case, they didn’t understand the profundity of the stream and began suffocating. Shankar Thakur of a similar town hopped into the stream to safeguard them yet additionally vanished.

The departed were distinguished as Manisha Kumari, 16, Kajal Kumari, 15, Nidhi Kumari, 14 and Choti Kumari, 12.

“At the point when we knew about the episode, a salvage activity was sent off and recuperated the dead bodies of two casualties. The activity is presently on,” said Manoj Kumar Tiwari, SHO of Uphara police headquarters.

In another occurrence, a speedboat conveying 21 people upset in the Ganga stream in Patna’s Digha region on Sunday morning, subsequent to crashing into a mainstay of the JP Setu.

The SDRF group, present at Digha Ghat, promptly sent off the salvage activity with the assistance of neighborhood jumpers and figured out how to save 15 people in the wake of tossing life coats and cylinders. Nonetheless, six people are as yet absent.

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