Boat with 40 school children on board capsizes in sea in Maharashtra

Boat with 40 school children on board capsizes in sea in Maharashtra

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 13 Jan 2018

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IBNS) : At least four children drowned and eleven  remained missing as a  boat with 40 school kids on board  capsized in the sea  in  Maharashtra's coastal town Dahana on Saturday morning, media reports said.

According to reports, rescue  operations are currently underway.

Dornier aircraft and helicopters from Daman have been launched as part of the rescue operations

Initial reports indicate that four children  died, while 25 have been rescued and hospitalised.

Reports said the boat capsized because of overloading.

The Coast Guard has diverted ships which were at sea.

More details are awaited.

Boat with 40 school children on board capsizes in sea in Maharashtra

India Blooms News Service
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