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An overloaded boat carrying 38 people capsized in the Krishna river near Vijayawada yesterday evening, resulting in the death of 14 tourists. Nine people were reported missing.
More than 200 people were killed when a powerful earthquake jolted the mountainous Iran-Iraq border last night.
"Capsizing of a boat in the Krishna river is anguishing. My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives in this tragedy," the prime minister tweeted.
He also condoled the deaths in the massive earthquake which shook Iraq and Iran.
"My thoughts are with all those who have lost their loved ones in the tragic earthquake that has affected parts of Iran and Iraq. I pray that those injured recover at the earliest," his official Twitter handle @PMOIndia said quoting him.
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