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Nagpur Boat capsize: Eight bodies recovered

ANI  |  Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India] 

The bodies of eight persons who had drowned in while travelling by boat have been recovered.

On Sunday, a boat carrying 11 people capsized near the Vena Dam, situated around 25 kilometers from

Eight persons drowned, while three persons managed to escape.

"Two teams were here for rescue operations. Few boys had come for picnic.They took a fishing boat that capsized," Additional Superintendent of Police (Nagpur) Suresh Bhoyat told ANI.

"We took the help of the Disaster Response Force (NDRF)," he added.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 11:07 IST