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Close shave for 25 as boat capsizes in Gobari river

4/02/2019 at 7:01 PM

Kendrapara: Around 25 passengers had a narrow escape after a boat capsized in Gobari River at Bijaynagar Ghat under Mahakalpada police station in Kendrapara district today. However, no casualties were reported in the mishap.

According to soruces, the boat carrying as many as 25 passengers capsized in the Gobari River near the Bijaynagar Ghat this afternoon. However, all the passengers were rescued by Bijaynagar villagers rescued five bikes from the water body.

Though at least six motorcycles and four bicycles sink underwater, locals too recovered them as the water level was not so dip.

On January 2, at least 10 persons, including eight children, were killed after the boat capsized in Mahanadi river mouth near Nipania in Kendrapara district.

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