Three women missing in reservoir in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Three women went missing when their boat capsized in the Indravati reservoir in Kalahandi district, officials said on Saturday.

Six persons were in the boat when it sank. While the boatmen succeeded in rescuing three men, Anai Dei (25), Dulma Dei (24) and Dhanamani (18) could not be traced last night.

Search operation is on to trace the missing women. The incident occurred when all the six persons were returning to their village Badabafalo from a forest where they had gone to collect “kanda“ – a food item.