Chandigarh, Oct 3 IANS | 2 years ago

At least three people were killed and eight others were missing after a boat capsized in Beas river in Punjab's Kapurthala district Thursday, police said.

Initial reports said that the boat was carrying over 16 people when it capsized in the river about 180 km from here. Some of them were able top swim ashore.

Rescue teams have reached the spot, located near Sultanpur Lodhi town, Kapurthala district administration officials said.

(Posted on 03-10-2013)