37 rescued from Koshi boat capsize; over 20 still missing

As many as 37 persons have been rescued from the Koshi River after a boat capsize incident in Sunsari of eastern Nepal on Saturday.

Over 20 are still missing since the incident, according to Sunsari District Police Office Chief SP Posharaj Pokharel.

The exact number of the missing could not be ascertained as police are clueless about how many people were on board the boat, according to police.

Search for the missing is underway.

Source: THT