20 dead as boat carrying 60 capsizes in UP's Baghpat; rescue op underway

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 14, 2017, 9:38 am IST
Updated Sep 14, 2017, 1:06 pm IST
The boat overturned in river Yamuna. Police have arrived at the spot and rescue operation is underway.
Police have arrived at the spot and rescue operation is underway. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)
 Police have arrived at the spot and rescue operation is underway. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Baghpat (UP): At least 20 people died after a boat carrying over 24 people capsized in river Yamuna in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday.

"We have recovered 20 bodies, expecting 8 to 9 bodies to be there; NDRF team to arrive shortly," Baghpat District Magistrate said.

Police have arrived at the spot and rescue operation is underway.

The district magistrate said, "8 people were referred to Meerut and 11 people admitted to district hospital." 

More details are awaited.

Location: India, Uttar Pradesh




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