Bihar: 10 school children go missing after boat capsizes in Bagmati river in Muzaffarpur

DN Bureau

The boat was carrying 30 children, and 20 of them have so far been rescued. Read further on Dynamite News:

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Muzaffarpur: At least 10 children are missing after a boat capsized in Bagmati river in Muzaffarpur district on Thursday, officials said. About 30 were onboard and were being taken to school. Twenty of them have so far been rescued.

The incident took place near Madhupur Patti ghat.

Talking to reporters, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said, “Rescue operation is underway… I have asked the district magistrate to look into the matter with urgency. The state government will provide all assistance to the affected families.” Kumar is in Muzaffarpur to review the progress of ongoing projects in the district. (Agencies)

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