Patna: Six people, including five children, drowned in River Ganga, while taking a bath on Thursday.
The incident occurred in Bihar ‘s Maranchi village.The police were rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation.and began the search for bodies with the aid of local divers.
Two bodies have been recovered so far. Meanwhile, 28 die in two separate tragic incidents in rivers Yamuna, Ganga. Death toll in Baghpat boat capsize may rises to 22. And 12 others were rescued & admitted to a local hospital after a boat carrying 60 capsized in river Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat on Thursday.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for kin of those dead in Baghpat boat capsize incident.