Monday, January 04, 2010
Fifteen people are missing after a boat carrying a group of picnickers capsized in the Rupnarayan River at Kolaghat in Purba Medinipur district on Sunday. They include many children. “Search operations are still going on,” Choten Lama, district Magistrate, told reporters over telephone. A group from Kolkata had come to a park on a picnic and some decided to board a local boat. At about 4:30 p.m. the boat overturned.