All the people who drowned were returning from a fair at a nearby village, District Magistrate Ajay Deep Singh said. He said the bodies have been fished out from the river and sent for post-mortem.
Senior officers have reached the area where the boat capsized, Mr Singh added. Those who died have been identified as Rajesh (25), Brijesh (20), Magan (17), Vijay (16), Tirith (12)
and Shakil (12), said Additional District Magistrate Santosh Rai, who is at the site.
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