Ukai dam reservoir boat tragedy: 5 more bodies fished out
Gujarat

Ukai dam reservoir boat tragedy: 5 more bodies fished out

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Tapi, Mar 11 : Five more bodies were fished out on Wednesday from the Ukai dam reservoir in Tapi district of Gujarat, taking the toll in the boat tragedy to seven, police said.

Sub Inspector of Uchchhal Police Station N Z Bhoya said that 13 people from Sundarpur village boarded boat near Bhintkhurd village but it overturned due to strong winds around 1400 hrs on Tuesday. Six of the passengers were saved but seven others drowned. Two of the bodies were found yesterday.

Bhoya said deceased included four children. The seven deceased have been identified as Angel (5), Sanjana (14), Abhishek (11), Aradhya (07), Urmila (21), Vinod (18) and Rajesh (32). (UNI)

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