Search Operation to trace the missing people post the capsizing of Tourist Boat in Godavari River is yet to be completed. So far, 33 Bodies were recovered. Search is continued to trace the remaining 13 Missing People.
Officials say, There are no hopes on the survival of any of the missing 13 people as two days has passed since the accident took place. NDRF, Navi and Fire Safety Teams have been trying their best to retrieve the boat which sunk 300-feet in River Godavari. State Government is using Side Scan Sonar to get the job done.
Navi Officer Dasarath who is experienced in such operations opined it's very difficult to bring back the Tourist Boat which is at 315-feet on the banks of river Godavari. Even Scuba Divers can't go beyond 60-feet.
Body of a Child who was one of the victims of Godavari Boat Accident was found in Yanam. Distance between Kakinada and Yanam is nearly 70 kms. The body of infant reached Yanam via Kakinada. It shows how severe the water flow has been like.