Jeep falls into canal in Gujarat, driver missing
A jeep fell into the Narmada canal near Balasar village, about four km from Kadi in Mehsana district today.
The police said Jignesh Patel, who was driving the vehicle, was missing.
He was identified from the passport recovered from the canal's water.
The police said Patel was heading to Kadi from Balasar after dropping some people of a marriage party at Balasar.
Police Inspector of Balasar police station S L Patel said the jeep fell into about 25 feet deep canal water.
He said after four-hour effort, the vehicle was fished out of the canal but Patel was missing.
A fire fighter, a crane machine, several swimmers and the local people were trying to find out Patel.
(Posted on 21-05-2014)