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India: At least 19 dead and many more missing after boat capsizes on the Yamuna01:32

India: At least 19 dead and many more missing after boat capsizes on the Yamuna

India, Haryanain, Uttar Pradesh
September 14, 2017 at 12:15 GMT -00:00 · Published

At least 19 people died, with many more feared to have drowned, after a boat carrying over 50 people capsized on the Yamuna river as it approached Haryanain in Uttar Pradesh, Thursday.An eye-witness said that around "50 to 60 people were travelling on a boat when it capsized. So far seven or eight bodies have been recovered and two or three people were rescued from the site.The boat, which left from Baghpat, is said to have had a maximum capacity of 35, according to a local magistrate.In the aftermath of the incident, villagers and victims' family members reportedly threw stones at police cars and torched a number of other vehicles after laying dead bodies on a nearby road.

India: At least 19 dead and many more missing after boat capsizes on the Yamuna01:32
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At least 19 people died, with many more feared to have drowned, after a boat carrying over 50 people capsized on the Yamuna river as it approached Haryanain in Uttar Pradesh, Thursday.An eye-witness said that around "50 to 60 people were travelling on a boat when it capsized. So far seven or eight bodies have been recovered and two or three people were rescued from the site.The boat, which left from Baghpat, is said to have had a maximum capacity of 35, according to a local magistrate.In the aftermath of the incident, villagers and victims' family members reportedly threw stones at police cars and torched a number of other vehicles after laying dead bodies on a nearby road.

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