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11 drown as boat capsizes during Ganesh idol immersion in Bhopal

Eleven bodies were fished out from the lake by the rescue team, the official said.

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Updated: Sep 13, 2019, 09.21 AM IST
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11 drown in Bhopal lake after boat capsizes during Ganesh visarjan
11 drown in Bhopal lake after boat capsizes during Ganesh visarjan
Bhopal, Sep 13: Eleven people drowned when the boat carrying them along with a Ganesh idol capsized in Lower Lake of Bhopal, police said on Friday. The incident took place on the intervening night of Thursday-Friday in Khatlapura on the banks of the Lower Lake when a group of people were taking the Ganesh idol for immersion, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Bhopal, Irshad Wali told .

Eleven bodies were fished out from the lake by the rescue team, the official said.

Unconfirmed reports said 13 people drowned in the incident.

Further details are awaited.

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