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10 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari river in Andhra


Vijayawada: Ten people went missing after a boat capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, officials said. The incident occurred near Manturu in Devipatnam block of East Godavari district around 5 pm There were 20 people on the boat when it capsized and 10 of them including two women swam to safety.Officials launched rescue operations by using boats and divers. The state disaster management teams and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel were pressed into service. The rescue efforts were on despite darkness, said local legislator V. Rajeswari. (IANS)

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