40 feared drowned as boat capsizes in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh

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Around 17 people have been rescued while 23 people are still missing. While Navy divers were airlifted to the spot, NDRF, SDRF, Fire and other rescue teams reached by rubber boats.

Divers from Indian Navy from Visakhapatnam joined efforts by East Godavari district officials on Wednesday morning to trace several people who were missing after a motor launch capsized in river Godavari last evening. There were 20 people on the boat when it capsized and 10 of them including two women swam to safety.

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The incident occurred near Manturu in Devipatnam block of East Godavari district around 5 p.m. Even before one come to terms with it, the fresh tragedy of capsizing of a boat carrying wedding troupe come as a huge shocker.

The boat apparently belongs to Laxmi Venkateshwara boat services and the owner Khaja Mohinuddeen has surrendered at the Devipatnam police station following the incident, ETV reported. According to Reddy, the driver of the boat had said there were 25-26 passengers onboard, however, the actual count of the passengers was 40. The Chief Minister directed the District Collector to deploy special teams to rescue the victims, a release said. "I pray for the safety of those missing", he tweeted.

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