Six people swam to safety while six drowned after the boat capsized in Bihar. (Representational)
Six people went missing and six others swam to safety when a boat capsized in Gandak River today near Saroja Bhagwanpur village in Panapur police station area of Saran district.
Superintendent of Police Hari Kishore Rai said 12 people were on their way to cut grass on a dry patch of land in the middle of the river when their boat capsized.
Six of them went missing while six others swam to safety, he said, adding that no bodies have been recovered so far.
"Efforts are on to find to trace the missing people," Mr Kishore Rai said.