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14 feared drowned in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap

14 feared drowned in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap

At least 16 people, including nine women, died and seven were missing after an overloaded boat with 41 people on board capsized in the Krishna river near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. The incident occurred at Ibrahimpatnam Ferry Ghat.

More than 16 people were killed when the boat in which they were travelling capsized at Pavithra Sanghamam near Vijayawada.

Another 20 people swam to safety or were rescued by villagers in the Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh state Home Minister N. Chinnarajappa said.

National Disaster Response Force personnel were pressed into service to launch rescue operations, but these were hampered with the sunset.

Reports say that 14 bodies have been recovered so far.

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Last week, at least nine people, including five children, drowned in two incidents in Vaishali and Samastipur districts of Bihar today, police had said.

The boat exceeded its maximum carrying capacity of 24.

The deputy chief minister rushed to the accident spot to oversee the rescue operations and has directed police to rush additional force to help locate the missing persons.

The boat was proceeding from Bhavani Islands to Pavithra Sanghamam on Sunday evening. The boat was owned by private agency, Simple Water Sports.

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