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

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On Tuesday evening at around 6pm, a passenger boat carrying almost 40 people from Devipatanam to Vadapalli of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, capsized at Manturu village. According to the latest report, till now, 10 people have been rescued, with teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) being deployed at the site of the mishap. "Anguished by the capsizing of a boat in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district". Rescue workers were trying to pull out the launch, an official said.

The driver and owner of Lakshmi Venkateswara Boat Service Khaja Mohiddin of Devipatnam surrendered before the police after swimming to the shore. According to those who swam to safety, there were about 55 passengers, mostly tribals, on the boat.

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Just four days ago, 120 people had a narrow escape when the boat they were travelling in caught fire near Papikondalu, not far from the spot the boat capsized on Tuesday."I think around 55 people were in the boat when it capsized".

As per locals and Telugu media, several of the passengers had come to give representation to revenue authorities regarding matters pertaining to Polavaram rehabilitation issues, while many of them had come to the weekly market as well.

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"We are not sure what caused the boat to capsize", Additional Superintendent of Police Ajitha Vejendla told The Indian Express.

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu directed the officials to undertake rescue operations on a war footing.

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East Godavari district Collector Kartikeya Misra, Superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni and West Godavari SP Ravi Prakash are supervising the rescue operations.

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