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Nagpur Boat capsize: Eight bodies recovered

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 July 2017, 11:00 IST
(ANI)

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.

-ANI

First published: 11 July 2017, 11:00 IST
 
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