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Nagpur boat capsize: 8 bodies recovered from Vena Dam

ANI
Published : Jul 11, 2017, 11:18 am IST
Updated : Jul 11, 2017, 11:18 am IST

Eight persons drowned, while three persons managed to escape.

NDRF personnel conducting search operations. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)
 NDRF personnel conducting search operations. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Nagpur: The bodies of eight persons who had drowned in Nagpur while travelling by boat, have been recovered.

On Sunday, a boat carrying 11 people capsized near the Vena Dam, situated around 25 kilometers from Nagpur.

Eight persons drowned, while three persons managed to escape.

"Two teams were here for rescue operations. Few boys had come for picnic.They took a fishing boat that capsized," Additional Superintendent of Police (Nagpur) Suresh Bhoyat told ANI.

"We took the help of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)," he added.

Tags: national disaster response force, boat capsized, rescue operation, vena dam
Location: India, Maharashtra, Nagpur