Three die in Assam boat capsize

Guwahati, May 27 : At least three persons drowned and five others were missing after their boat capsized in the swollen Gangadhar river in lower Assam's Dhubri district today.

The boat ferrying eight persons capsized in the river which was overflowing after release of water from a dam last night, police said.

Three bodies were fished out and a search for the missing persons is continuing, police said.