Boat capsizes in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh ; 30 feared drowned

In an unfortunate incident, a boat carrying 40 passengers including tribals and a marriage party capsized due to strong winds on the East and West Godavari district border on Tuesday.

Godavari river boat tragedy

Boat capsized between Vadapalli and Manturu villages at around 4:30 PM on Tuesday evening, when it was nearing Manturu. The passengers shut their windows because of strong winds and their boat turned to one side and drowned.

At least 30 people were drowned inside the launch and ten persons were rescued.

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