Though life jackets were available on the boat, many passengers were not wearing life jackets. Twenty-six people had survived the accident. Two days after the deadly boat … Godavari boat capsize Godavari tourist boat capsize: 13 dead, no trace of 21 missing survivors. Of the 73 people on board, officials said, only 26 were saved. I pray that all those reported missing will soon be accounted for and that they are safe. People who managed to wear a life jacket were able to save themselves, they said. Raveendran, who was riding the bike, died on the spot while Karthik, the pillion rider, succumbed to his injuries at a government hospital around 11am, police said. Speaking to The Hindu on Tuesday, Director … The official did not rule out the possibility of some tourists, mostly old people and infants, getting trapped in the air-conditioned compartment of the boat. “We are engaging a specialized machinery to bring the boat out of waters by Tuesday morning,” Bose told reporters after a review meeting conducted by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday. 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The accident occurred post-noon when the boat ‘Vashista’ headed to the tourist destination against an inflow of about 5 lakh cusecs of floodwater in the Godavari… “It is an extremely difficult task to bring the boat up, as the spot is very dangerous with two big whirlpools. Godavari Boat Accident | Searching Continues For Missing Dead Bodies A woman from Tirupati said she survived as her husband had passed on a life jacket to her when the danger struck. The boat was carrying around 60 people, including nine-member crew, and 17 of them were rescued by the locals while search was on for others. State tourism minister Muthamsetty Srinivasa Rao said the capsized boat did not have necessary permissions. He has announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to family of those killed in the tragedy. The locals have said that one body was found stuck at the crest gate of Dowleshwaram project beyond Rajahmundry in the early hours of Tuesday. A total of 61 people were on-board at the time of the incident. — Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 15, 2019 Reddy has also appointed a committee headed by special chief secretary, irrigation and comprising secretary (revenue), principal secretary (tourism), additional director general of police (law and order) and collector of East Godavari as members to look into all aspects of the boat mishap and take corrective measures to avoid recurrence of such mishaps. A specialized deep divers team with "Side Scan Sonar" equipment from Uttarakhand will join the search operation later in the day. The retrieved boat was almost in a dismantled shape. 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Four more bodies were recovered in the boat accident, which took place in the Godavari on September 15 at Kuchuluru in East Godavari … The boat owners, however, claim that they had all requisite permissions. A day after a boat carrying 73 people capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh, killing 12 onboard, rescue officials -- who managed to rescue 27 people yesterday -- resumed operation early this morning to locate the remaining people. Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has undertaken an aerial survey of the area and will also visit the injured in the hospital. The ill-fated boat overturned in the river near Thutukunta hamlet killing many, including women and children. Many were seen cleaning the road and flowering the corners of the roads to mark the victory of Kamala Harris. According to the locals at Rajahmundry, four bodies were found floating on the water at Devipatnam village, a couple of bodies were seen floating at the coffer dam of Polavaram project and some others along the river course. Twelve people have died and several are missing after a tourist boat overturned in the Godavari River in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on … Copyright © HT Digital Streams Ltd. All rights reserved. They also added that the boat was not overcrowded and all the people were provided with life jackets. Officials said that the boat may have sunk to a depth of at least 300 feet and some bodies may be stuck inside. Out of 73 passengers, 26 passengers were rescued while 34 bodies have been retrieved so far. ................................ 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Earlier in the day, … AMARAVATI: At least 12 people drowned and around 30 were missing after a boat carrying them to a tourist spot capsized in the swollen River Godavari in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, police said. The exact location where the tourist boat capsized was in Devipatnam in the East Godavari district. Godavari boat tragedy Death toll rises to 34 in Godavari boat tragedy, 13 still missing. Some people of the village were seen making a traditional recipe 'murukku' to celebrate the occasion. ABN Telugu 1,393,655 views Andhra boat accident: Several persons reported missing after a tourist boat capsized in Godavari River in East Godavari district. The death toll in Sunday’s boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh’s Godavari river went up to 27 by Tuesday evening according to state tourism minister M Srinivasa Rao. Follow our special coverage of Coronavirus pandemic in India and get news updates from around the world. 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