At Least 9 Dead After Boat Capsizes in Sangli, Rescue Ops Underway
Special Inspector General of Maharashtra Police said that search for the missing is currently underway.
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Nine people have died, three feared drowned and three are missing after a boat overturned near Bhamnal in Palus block of Sangli district in Maharashtra on Thursday, 8 August.
15 people have been rescued from the boat which was carrying 30 passengers, news agency ANI reported, quoting the district administration.
Milind Bharambe, Special Inspector General of Maharashtra Police (Law and Order) said, “It was a rescue boat of locals who were trying to take people from flooded area to safer place. Nine bodies taken out till now... 10-12 are feared dead. Search and rescue operation is currently underway.
(This is a developing story. More updates will be added).
(With inputs from ANI).
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