Major accident in Bihar's East Champaran, 22 people drowned, 10 rescued after boat capsized in Chiraya
A boat capsized near Godhiya Haraj village under Shikarganj police station area of Chiraiya block area in the Sikarhana river at around eleven o'clock on Sunday morning, drowning all the people aboard. Local divers rescued ten people from the people gathered on the noise that followed. An eight-year-old girl Chandni Kumari could not be saved and her dead body was recovered. Chandni is said to be the daughter of Motilal Bhagat. Search is on for the remaining people. NDRF team is being called. Those rescued included Manti Devi (40), wife of Hiralal Sahni, Ballia Devi (45), wife of Horil Sahni, Jhimri Devi (53), wife of Ramashish Sahni, Munna Devi (55), wife of Prabhu Pandit. Ten other people, including Khushi Devi, were taken out of the river and admitted to hospitals in Pakdidayal and Motihari. According to the information received, all the people were going towards Sareh by boat to cut fodder for the cattle. During this the boat capsized and the accident happened. The boat was being driven by Pragash Sahani. A large number of people gathered at the spot. At the same time, with the help of police and divers, efforts are on to rescue the drowned people. Sikarhana SDM, DSP and SHO are camping at the spot. Waiting for NDRF team.
Women's weeping bad condition
As soon as the people of the village got information about the boat capsizing and drowning of more than 22 people, a large number of people rushed there. After this, the local administration and police were informed about this. Only local divers could reach the spot first. The search for the dead body is on. On the other hand, those whose relatives were in this boat, their condition is bad. All kinds of doubts are in his mind. Women are in a bad condition.
The number of boat accidents increased in the rain
Significantly, this rainy season, boat accidents have occurred in different parts of Bihar. Due to which many people have lost their lives. A few days ago there was a boat accident in Samastipur. In which many people including the couple from Muzaffarpur were killed. In the same way a boat carrying yellow sand from Son river of Chhapra was coming towards Diara area of Sonpur. Late in the night it drowned in the Ganges river. Two dozen laborers including sailors were on board at the time of the incident. Due to over-boarding of the boat, such accidents happen every day.