Three Brothers Drown As Boat Capsizes In West Bengal

According to the official four persons including the three brothers and their cousin were travelling in the small boat to cut jute on the banks of river Ganga when it capsized in the middle of the river on Wednesday afternoon.

Three Brothers Drown As Boat Capsizes In West Bengal

The bodies of two of them were found on Thursday morning. (Representational)

Malda:

Three brothers drowned when a small country boat capsized in West Bengal's Malda district, an official said on Thursday.

According to the official four persons including the three brothers and their cousin were travelling in the small boat to cut jute on the banks of river Ganga when it capsized in the middle of the river on Wednesday afternoon.

Kartik Mandal (25) swam safely to the banks of the river while the three brothers - Subrata Mandal (18), Satyajit Mandal (22) and Satyaban Mandal (20) went missing.

The bodies of Subrata and Satyajit were found on Thursday morning, Block Development Officer (BDO) Kaliachak, Mamum Akhtar said.

The body of Satyaban was found in the afternoon, the BDO said.

All the three brothers are residents of Arjun Mandal Para under Baishnabnagar police station, said Uday Mandal, Pradhan of the local Krishnapur gram panchayat. 

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