Four missing as boat capsizes in Chitrakonda; rescue ops underway


Malkangiri: In an unfortunate incident, four persons including three women and a minor went missing after a boat carrying seven people capsized at Barlabandh canal in Chitrakonda area here last night.

According to sources, the incident occurred when the group was returning home after working in their agricultural fields. Though three persons managed to swim back to safety, others went missing.

As per available information, Mathili and Korkonda Fire services personnel have rushed to the spot to carry out search and rescue of those missing.

In another similar incident, one fisherman went missing while six others managed to swim ashore after their boat capsized in the sea near Gokharkuda in Ganjam district today.

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