Sunday, 20 May, 2018

23 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari river

AP CM directs officials to send rescue teams to accident site Boat Carrying 40 People Capsizes in Godavari, 23 Feared Missing
Andy Castillo | 17 May, 2018, 07:02

Twelve bodies have been salvaged from the launch which capsized in the Godavari due to strong winds on Tuesday evening. Driver Khaza Mohiddeen was trying to reach banks at Vadapalli to deport two passengers. "It is already dark here, we have to find out what happened onboard", he told IE. Divers went down to the bottom of the river bed and tied ropes to the capsized boat while the personnel on the shore pulled the ropes, with their bare hands, and recovered some trapped bodies inside.

Top officials who are supervising the rescue operations that are on in full swing, with NDRF, Navy and SDRF forces stepping in, said that as many as 16 people were rescued, while around 20 are feared to have drowned.

"The fact that the boat had sunk 60 feet deep into the river waters itself shows the magnitude of the tragedy".

PM Modi tweeted about the incident expressing anguish.

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Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu spoke to East Godavari district officials and ordered for immediate relief measures. Condolences to the bereaved families. Even before one come to terms with it, the fresh tragedy of capsizing of a boat carrying wedding troupe come as a huge shocker. "I request Congress workers to provide the families of the victims with all possible assistance".

State Deputy Chief Minister (Home) N Chinarajappa, Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswar Rao, Minister N Anand Babu, Rajahmundry MP M Muralimohan, local MLAs, collectors and Superintendents of Police (SPs) of East and West Godavari districts accompanied Naidu in his visit. Jagan Mohan Reddy has instructed party cadre to help in the rescue works.

Khaja, who operates the boat, surrendered before Devipatnam police.

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