Krishna river boat tragedy: Death toll rises to 16, ex-gratia announced

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In the mishap, around 9 persons have been confirmed dead while 17 more are still missing.

At least 14 people have been killed after a boat capsized in Krishna river of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.

The passengers were travelling to Pavitra Sangamam to see a daily ritual when the boat lost its balance.

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National Disaster Response Force personnel joined divers in the rescue operations, but these were hampered with the sunset. 32 of the victims belong to Ongole town.

The Police said 38 people, who were on picnic party on the occasion of Karthika Masam, boarded a boat, being operated by a private company. As many as 20 passengers, who were wearing life jackets, managed to swim to the shore safely.

A total of 15 people were rescued with the help of locals.

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Mr Chinarajappa, ministers Akhila Priya, Siddha Raghava Rao and a host of top officials were monitoring the relief and rescue operation and the search for bodies. "As it was nearing the ferry point, it came to a sudden halt as a result of which passengers fell towards one side of the boat and it overturned within seconds", a survivor told the local media persons.

The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department has given permission for private agencies to operate boats to Bhavani Island regularly.

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