Five drown as boat overturns in Bhopal

Bhopal, March 21 (IANS) Five youngsters drowned while partying at night with friends on a boat that turned turtle here while five others swam to safety, a police official said on Monday.

Police superintendent Arvind Saxena told IANS that the incident occurred in a small pool, located near Kamlapati Ghat, where the 10 youngsters took a boat on Sunday night. The bodies of the five drowned youths were recovered later. The cause of the accident is being investigated.

People are not allowed boating in the pool, meant for fishing.

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