Boat capsize : Bodies of stringer, driver found

Boat capsize : Bodies of stringer, driver found
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The bodies of a stringer of a Malayalam news channel and a car driver, who had gone missing after their country boat capsized in a canal near Vaikom, were found on Tuesday, police said

Kottayam: The bodies of a stringer of a Malayalam news channel and a car driver, who had gone missing after their country boat capsized in a canal near Vaikom, were found on Tuesday, police said.

The body of Saji, stringer of 'Mathrubhumi' news channel, was found soon after the diving teams of fire force and Navy resumed search operations on Tuesdaymorning, they said.

His body was handed over to his relatives after autopsy at the government medical college hospital, Kottayam. The body of Bipin, the car driver of the channels Thiruvalla bureau, was found in the canal at 7.30 pm around 300 metres from the accident site.

His body has been sent for autopsy, police said. The two, part of a media team that had gone to cover the flood-hit areas near Vaikom, were reported missing on Monday after the country boat carrying them capsized.

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