6 Die in Maharashtra After Boat Capsizes In Narmada River
Six people died after a boat capsized on Tuesday in Narmada River in Nandurbar district. The boat was carrying 60 people who were on their way to perform a river worship ritual on the Makar Sankranti.
Rescue operations are underway and 36 people have been rescued so far. The rescued people were admitted to a nearby hospital.
The deceased people belonged to the villages along the river in the tribal-dominated district in North Maharashtra. Police told the media that boat was carrying more number of people than its capacity.