Papikondalu-bound boat capsizes, 25 feared drowned in AP

By Author  |   AP Bureau  |  Published: 15th May 2018  7:38 pmUpdated: 15th May 2018  7:40 pm

Devipatnam: Nearly 25 persons were feared drowned when a motor boat set off for Papikondalu, sank in the river Godavari on Tuesday.

According to information, the boat was carrying about 30 passengers when the mishap occurred. About four of five of them were seen trying to swim for safety while the rest are feared drowned.

Incidentally, the accident occurred almost at the same place where another boat caught fire due to short circuit in engine four days ago.