Murshidabad: Five people were killed after two country boats capsized in a water body here on Monday, police said.Also Read - Maharashtra, Karnataka, 4 Others Among 'States of Concern', Centre Rushes Teams To Review Situation

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 - Pandemic Wedding: Bengal Couple Invites Guests on Google Meet, Food to be Delivered Via Zomato

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 - Fire Breaks Out at Park Show Cinema Hall in Kolkata, No Casualties

“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.