Assam boat capsize; toll increases to 3

Guwahati (India) : On the third day of the search, another victim was fished out of the Brahmaputra. The body was recovered by the river police from Siyalmari area bordering Nalbari district. Himanta Biswa Sharma, the chief minister of Assam, said that two bodies had been fished out of river yesterday and not three as reported earlier.
There were 26 people in the boat but the Inland Water Transport department had given a higher number of passengers on the day of the capsize on Wednesday which led to the confusion.
Photo courtsey : Patrika.com

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