Boat Carrying Passengers, Bikes Overturns On Brahmaputra River!

Thu Sep 29 2022 18:22:38 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)

In an unfortunate event, a boat carrying around 100 passengers overturned in the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati. It is said that the boat could not take the overload and overturned. The search operation is on to find ten victims who went missing after the boat overturned.

Media reports say that the boat was on its way to do a survey on the area which was hit by the erosion. Unfortunately, the boat could not make it to the destination as it drowned mid-way. It was carrying out 100 people to the destination.

Several media reports quoting the locals said that besides the passengers, there were also a few bikes on the boat which resulted in a big burden on it. Unable to cope, the boat overturned.

Media reports say that the boat carrying 10 vehicles besides the passengers hit a bridge and overturned. This happened near Dhubri Town. The rescue operation was started by the authorities to look for the missing victims.

The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) was called for help and the body swing into action straight away. The search operation is underway and further details are awaited. The concerned authorities said that they are hopeful of rescuing the missing victims.

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