Prayagraj: At least three persons have been admitted to hospital in a critical state while five others are missing after a boat carrying 14 people capsized in river Yamuna earlier on Monday. Rescue operations underway. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered deployment of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and SDRF teams. Also Read - PM Modi Distributes Assistive Aids To Senior Citizens in Prayagraj, Says 'Govt Committed to Work For Everyone'
On October 31, police recovered the body of one of the three missing persons of a boat capsized incident in Hailakandi district. Also Read - From 'Allahabad' to 'Prayagraj': SC Issues Notice to Yogi Adityanath Government Over Name Change
The bloated body of a person named Sumit Pashi was spotted by the people of Jyotsnabad-Madhopur area in the morning. On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body and sent it to S K Roy Civil Hospital for an autopsy, official sources said. Also Read - Delhi Police to 'Persuade' Shaheen Bagh Protesters to End Anti-CAA Agitation
Sumit’s younger brother Ajay and Ramesh Pashi are yet to be traced through deep divers and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel continued their search operation for the fourth day today, they said.