Three killed, scores missing as boat capsizes in Nepal

At least three persons died on Saturday and several others went missing when a boat, with about 50 passengers on board, capsized in the swollen Bagmati River in central Nepal.

Six people were rescued from the accident site situated some 250 km south of Kathmandu, according to the police.

Security personnel and locals have launched a search operation for the missing.

Three dead women have been identified as Apsana Khatun, 14, Rajima Khatun, 20 and Nisrat Khatun, 37, of Laxmipur village in Sarlahi district.

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