61 people boat Drown in Godavari river, 2 teams of NDRF engaged in search operation

Andhra Pradesh, City East Godavari. A boat sank today in the Godavari river flowing through here. There were 61 people in the boat. The sinking of the boat has confirmed 11 casualties. 23 people have been rescued. While others are said to be missing. Their search is on. The boat was operated by Punnami Tourism. During the sinking, the boat was traveling from the Gandi Pochamma temple near Devipatnam towards the Papikondalu mountain range. The accident occurred near the village of Kachuluru near Devipatnam.

Two teams of NDRF – 30 personnel in each team – have been dispatched to the LoI at the scene, and the search for the missing people continues till this news is written. In this case, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given information by tweeting and said that he has suffered a lot from this accident. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced a grant of Rs 10 lakh to the families of those killed. According to reports, water was flowing in huge quantity in Godavari for the last few days. On the same day, 5.13 lakh cusecs of flood water was flowing in Godavari on the same day.

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