Prayagraj: 3 dead, 5 missing after boat capsizes in Yamuna river

Three persons dead and five others went missing after a boat carrying 14 people capsized in river Yamuna here earlier today.Reportedly, Six people have been rescued.

The critically injured people have been admitted to nearby hospitals.Search and rescue operation is underway.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognizance of the incident and has ordered for deployment of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). The state disaster response force (SDRF) has also been pressed into action for the rescue operationMore details awaited.