Indian ferry collision kills at least one
GAUHATI: Two passenger ferries have collided in a river in northeastern India, leaving at least one person dead and several others missing.
The head-on collision caused one of the boats to sink in the Brahmaputra River, deputy commissioner of Jorhat city Ashok Barman said.
The crash occurred near
Nimati Ghat, a river port in Jorhat, about 350 km from Gauhati, the capital of Assam state.
Four rescued passengers were taken to a hospital, where one died, Mr Barman said.
Sixty people had been rescued, according to Prankrishna Gogoi of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority.