MP: Two missing as boat capsizes in Narmada river

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(Eds: Updating the copy, changing figures) Barwah (MP), Jan 8 (PTI) Two persons, including a woman, went missing after a boat capsized in Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh on Friday afternoon, police said.

The boat, carrying 11 persons, hit the pillar of a bridge over the river and capsized at the spot between Khandwa and Khargone districts, an official said.

While nine persons were rescued and rushed to a government hospital in Barwah, two others, including a woman, are yet to be traced, Khargone superintendent of police Shailendra Singh Chouhan said.

A search operation is underway to trace the missing persons, he added. PTI COR MAS ARU ARU