24 bodies have been recovered and rescue operations are underway in India’s Bihar State after a Boat capsized in the River Ganges.

According to Police, Accident occurred in Patna District when the Boat was ferrying people who were returning after a Kite Festival.

The Vessel, which had taken people for a free ride from the Ganga Ghat, was reportedly overcrowded and capsized.

The rescued were admitted in the Patna Medical College and Hospital.