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PM condoles death in boat tragedy in Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh

PM condoles death in boat tragedy in Bhopal

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New Delhi, Sep 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of 11 people in boat tragedy in Bhopal.

'The capsizing of a boat at Khatlapura Ghat in Bhopal is saddening. In this hour of grief, our thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives, ' Mr Modi said in a tweet.

Eleven youths died after two boats – carrying 19 people and tied to each other for the purpose of Ganesh idol immersion – capsized in approximately 20 feet of water in the wee hours on Friday amid incessant precipitation at Khatlapura in the Madhya Pradesh capital.

A probe has been ordered into the accident. (UNI)