Boat topples over during Facebook Live; 2 men drown

Ballia (Uttar Pradesh): A boat overturned and two men had drowned in a lake in the Bansidih area on Sunday, February 21. The group had started streaming live on Facebook when this tragedy happened.

A Boat carrying 6 men overturns during Facebook live; 2 men die.


Six youths of Mairitar village in the Bansdih area were riding a boat in Surha Taal, and moving towards an island. Some of them had started recording a Facebook live while they were enjoying their outing.

The boat had toppled over and the six men started drowning. The boatmen took out the youths from the pond. The condition of the 2 men with as quite serious. The men were rushed to the nearby hospital of the district. However, they were declared dead by the doctors. The two men were Anuj Gupta (25) and Deepak Gupta (26).

The bodies have been taken to the forensic for post mortem.

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