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Nine Lorries Fall Into Ganga From Vessel In Bengal, 7-8 People Missing

People are feared to be missing after nine lorries fell into the Ganga river West Bengal's Malda district on Monday evening, an official said. Nine lorries fell into the Ganga river from a Roll On Roll Off (RORO) vessel after it developed a snag while coming from Jharkhand to Manichak in Malda district of West Bengal on Monday evening, an official said.Though Malda District Magistrate Rajarshi Mitra said several people who were in the lorries swam to safety and no casualty was reported yet, the Zilla Parishad Sabhadhipati claimed that seven-eight people have gone missing after the incident that occurred at around 7 pm.

News source ~ Out Look India