Krishna River Boat Tragedy Updates: A boat drowned in Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh. The incident took place in Ibrahimpatnam Pavithra Sangamam which is 10 kilometres from Vijayawada. The boat is having the people with Ongole Walkers Club people. Total 38 members were travelling in a boat when the incident took place. It is a bad news for all the people. The incident took place as the boat authorities have not taken any safety precautions for the sake of tourists. All the updates regarding the Krishna River boat tragedy are available here.
Krishna River Boat Tragedy Updates: 16 People Dead 7 Missing
The incident took place in the evening at 5:45 PM on 12th November. If there were life jackets, the people have been rescued from the incident. Soon after the incident took place, the local fisherman and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have rescued some of the people. Some of the people who knows swimming reached the shore and are safe after the incident. Out of the total people who were travelling on the boat, 16 people were dead at the spot. It seems that 7 people are missing.
Boat Capsizes in Krishna River in Andhra Pradesh
Some of the people are undergoing treatment in the hospital. The rescue operations are still continuing to recover the bodies and to see the missing people. The higher officials reached the spot soon after the incident took place. They have taken necessary steps for the speed rescue operations to take place. Also, as per the latest reports, it seems that the boat is not having a license to operate. The investigation regarding the incident is going on. When the tourists have asked for life jackets it seems that the boat people said that they do not require them.
A control room is also set up to get all the latest updates and the information regarding the people who were travelling in the boat. Here is the helpline number 1800-425-0101 where you can get all the information regarding the people. At least from now, the officials must be alert and check whether the boat is having the license or not. Also, it is necessary for all the tourists to have a life jacket on the boat. The boat people must also be careful in making the tourists journey safe. Hope no such incidents take place in the future.
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