Dot Com News Bureau
Burdwan, 20 May 04:
Four passengers of a local ferry boat including a three years old
child drowned to death yesterday night when the boat overturned at
the middle of Khari river. The boat carrying about 22 passengers
was ferrying between Sahajatpur & Nadanghat overturned at a
storm. Archana Bag (15), Basanti Mora (30), Sahinur Begum (25)
& Dipon Seikh (3) died & their bodies were recovered at
the night. The boatman is absconding. Although no more bodies were
recovered at the night & day long search by the police, the
local people demanded that more than 5 people are still missing.
The SP Burdwan, K. C. Meena rushed along with the SDPO, Kalna to
the spot at the night. He supervised the search. The Sabhadhipati
of the Burdwan Zilla Parishad, Uday Sarkar visited the area today.