Supaul: Four persons went missing on Monday when a boat carrying them in Kosi river overturned near Lakshminiya village in Bihar’s Supaul district.
“An overcrowded boat carrying more than 40 persons was sailing to Triveniganj from Lakshminiya village. It overturned near Lakshminiya village in the current of swollen Kosi river,” Superintendent of Police M.S. Majid said.
Barring the missing four, other passengers swam to safety, the SP said.
Local divers have been pressed into service to trace the missing persons.