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Boat capsizes in Bihar, 8 dead

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | October 20, 2007 14:52 IST

At least eight persons were killed on Saturday when the boat they were travelling in capsized in Bihar's Vaishali district.

Official sources said the victims were heading for a Durga puja fair.

The boat was carrying over 20 persons when it capsized in Nun River on Wednesday.

"Eight bodies have been fished out while three to four persons are still missing and feared drowned," officials said.