Five working women feared drowning in Chandauli de UP

VARANASI: It was feared that five working women would drown, while another 35 managed to leave the river. Bargain after a boat flipped between the areas of Mauja and Dina under the limits of the police station in Uttar Pradesh.

SP Chandauli, Hemant Kutiyal said that a boat carrying 40 labourers was crossing river Bargain to return home on Saturday evening.

Upon reaching the middle of the stream, the boat overturned. Kutiyal said 35 managed to swim or were rescued, but five women were missing.

He said that apart from the police and the divers, the teams had been conducting search operations even after dark.