As many as 62 People were onboard the ill-fated tourist boat which capsized at Kachuluru in East Godavari District on Sunday. Minutes before the accident, A Person on the boat captured the visuals of people enjoying the beautiful locations on their way to Papikondalu. This video has gone viral after the tragic incident which ruined many lives.
So far, 27 People were rescued and 9 dead bodies were recovered. The search operation has been continuing since Yesterday to trace the missing 24 People.
Six Fire Teams, 8 Boats, 12 Aska Lights and Satellite Phones has been used due to the rescue operation. Two NDRF Teams and Three State-Level Teams are taking part. Indian Navy's Dip Divers Team, Two Navy Helicopters and One ONGC Chopper was used in the operation.
CM Jaganmohan Reddy conducted an aerial survey at the boat mishap location. Later, He consoled the families of the boat accident victims. Telangana Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao accompanied AP CM during this visit to the hospital.