Murshidabad: Five people were killed after two country boats capsized in a water body here on Monday, police said. Also Read - West Bengal Govt to Provide Free Tabs to 9.5 Lakh Students to Promote Online Education
The bodies of five men, all of whom were residents of Beldanga, were fished out of Dumni water body, a senior police officer said. Also Read - Three Per Cent Hike in DA For West Bengal Govt Employees From January: CM Mamata Banerjee
The incident took place around 5:15 PM. The two boats were carrying around 10 people each for Durga idol immersion, he said. Also Read - 'Not Going Anywhere': TMC's Suvendu Adhikari Quits Party, Returns After Meeting With Top Brass
“Divers are still looking if there is anybody else in the water. Police and disaster management department personnel are working together. We will look into the matter,” the officer said.