Koshi boat capsize: 13 people rescued

Koshi boat capsize: 13 people rescued

Thirteen people of the 16 people who had gone missing when a boat capsized at Koshi River in Prakashpur-5, Sunsari district on Tuesday have been rescued.

Nepal Army personnel deployed at Koshi Wildlife Conservation Reserve, officials and Nepal Police rescued the missing individuals.

The boat was ferrying the persons to a village named Srilanka Island.

Search is still on for Pawan Chandrabanshi and Rita Chandrabanshi.

The water level in the river generally crosses the danger mark during the monsoon season with the local authorities urging the locals to remain alert.

Source: eKantipur