AP CM visits boat capsized accident site in Godavari River

Updated:3 months ago IST

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), May 16 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu visited the accident site, where a boat was capsized in Godavari River at Mantru Village on Wednesday. The CM has announced ex gratia of Rs 10 Lakh to the families of the bereaved. In addition, Rs 1 lakh will be immediately handed over for immediate needs like final rites. The CM personally monitored the operations of pulling out the boat, taking out the dead bodies and other rescue operations. The CM informed that details of 26 men and 12 women are traced out, 22 of them are safe. 12 dead bodies are taken out, 10 more bodies are yet to be taken out. He also informed that the mishap took place due to gale winds.

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