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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. Officials appear to have failed to conduct proper raids as has been prescribed and register cases against boat operators for violating protocols and … It carried out multiple searches from the accident site at Devipatnam to Pollavaram for 3 hours and 15 minutes. 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. At the hospital are 17 other survivors of the accident, who were brought here from Devipatnam around midnight on Sunday. At least 40 people, mostly tribals, are feared drowned in Godavari river when a boat capsized during inclement weather in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district Tuesday evening. — Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 15, 2019 Out of 60 passengers, 27 have been rescued and 25 are still missing. 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. Though life jackets were available on the boat, many passengers were not wearing life jackets. The ceasefire violation from across the LoC took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor sector. Earlier in the day, … The accident took place around 1:20 pm near Kacchuluru village in Devipatnam Mandal. 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. 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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. The tourist boat "Royal Vasishta" had started off for the picturesque Papikondalu hill range, a prime tourist destination, from Gandi Pochamma Temple near Devipatnam. Godavari Boat Accident Updates : A Boat carrying approximately 60 passengers capsized in Godavari River. Two helicopters and eight boats with deep divers from the Indian Navy began search operation at 5:45 am today. 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The boat, Royal Vashishta, belonging to a private tourist operator Kodigudla Venkata Ramana, was ferrying the passengers to picturesque Papi Kondalu, a famous tourist spot. Two days after the deadly boat … Thank you for subscribing to our daily newsletter. It overturned in the swirling waters of Godavari river at around 1.29 pm on Sunday. Twenty-six people had survived the accident. Officials said 22 of the tourists were from Hyderabad and 14 from Warangal. Many were seen cleaning the road and flowering the corners of the roads to mark the victory of Kamala Harris. The exact location where the tourist boat capsized was in Devipatnam in the East Godavari district. The boat owners, however, claim that they had all requisite permissions. 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. Speaking to The Hindu on Tuesday, Director … My deepest condolences to the families of those who have perished in this tragedy. Ramyasri was among 77 people who were thrown into the Godavari river on September 15 as their boat capsized. Remaining 13 persons are yet to be traced out. Of the 73 people on board, officials said, only 26 were saved. Officials said that the boat may have sunk to a depth of at least 300 feet and some bodies may be stuck inside. 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 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… The search operations by the teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) for the last two days did not yield any results until Tuesday morning, though the authorities managed to locate the boat in the water using sensors. 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 -- … 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. Godavari boat tragedy Death toll rises to 34 in Godavari boat tragedy, 13 still missing. The accident took place around 1:20 pm near Kacchuluru village in Devipatnam Mandal, about 200 km from Amravati. Godavari Boat Accident | Searching Continues For Missing Dead Bodies The boat 'Royal Vasishta' was on its way to the picturesque Papikondalu tourist spot in the middle of the river when it met with the accident, apparently on colliding with a large rock formation, at Kachchuluru in East Godavari District, about 200 km from here. The capsized boat was located 48 hours later at a depth of around 200 feet in the river at Kachuluru village, where it sank on Sunday afternoon. Amaravati: Thirty eight days after it sank, killing 51 people, the ill-fated boat 'Royal Vasishta' was on Tuesday finally pulled out of river Godavari. The search operation to locate them was called off late Sunday because of low-light conditions. By | Edited by Shivani. At least 30 people are still missing in the boat tragedy which took place near Kacchuluru village, about 200 km from Amravati. The intense search operations by the teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) for the last two days did not yield any results until Tuesday morning, though the authorities managed to locate the overturned boat in the water using sensors. State tourism minister Muthamsetty Srinivasa Rao said the capsized boat did not have necessary permissions. ................................ 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I’m sorry to hear about the boat accident in the Godavari river, in #AndhraPradesh. Further shipments by India will be made for Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles, according to a statement by MEA. Andhra boat accident: Several persons reported missing after a tourist boat capsized in Godavari River in East Godavari district. More than 25 persons still missing after a private tourist boat capsized in the river near Katchuluru village on Sunday. The crew appeared untrained in dealing with the emergency. Even after a series of boat accidents in Godavari and Krishna rivers, some boats were found to be operating in the area without permits. A woman from Tirupati said she survived as her husband had passed on a life jacket to her when the danger struck. Get free access to newsletters, alerts and recommendations. Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh: Toll in the tourist boat accident in river Godavari in Andhra Pradesh mounted to 19 as seven more bodies were retrieved on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses said though there were life jackets available, some of them took it off as it was very hot. We have to make serious efforts to retrieve it,” he said. The boat overturned after hitting a pillar of an under-construction bridge over the Godavari, said survivors; Most of the passengers were schoolchildren below 15 years of age, sources said Leaders of all 40 farm unions which are taking part in the protest will meet three cabinet ministers of the government for talks this afternoon in an effort to end the impasse. “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. Out of 73 passengers, 26 passengers were rescued while 34 bodies have been retrieved so far. Some people of the village were seen making a traditional recipe 'murukku' to celebrate the occasion. 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. UH-3H landed back at 1100 hrs," the Indian Navy said. Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Godavari, 8 drown, several still missing; Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Godavari, 8 drown, several still missing Andhra Pradesh boat accident: The boat was ferrying at least 50-60 people from the Gandipochamma temple to the Papikondalu hills when the mishap took place, said officials.