At least 19 drown when boat capsizes in northern India
- 14 Sep 2017 at 14:20
- WRITER: REUTERS
Villagers protest near the bodies of victims of a boat accident, on the Delhi-Saharanpur highway at Katha village near Baghpat town in Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Thursday. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
NEW DELHI: At least 19 people drowned and 10 are missing after a boat capsized in the Yamuna river in northern Indian on Thursday, a police officer said.
The boat capsized on Thursday morning while farmers were being ferried to their farmlands.
Dharavath Pradeep Kumar, a senior police officer who was leading rescue operations, said the boat was carrying 40 people, many more than its capacity of 25.
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