UP: 22 Dead, 19 Rescued After Boat Carrying 60 People Capsized in Yamuna River

Lucknow, September 14: At least 22 people died after a boat carrying 60 people capsized in river Yamuna in Baghpat on Thursday. Another 19 people were rescued and admitted to hospital.

Police and rescue teams have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway.  District Magistrate Bhawani Singh said Police and PAC personnel have fished out 22 bodies so far while 12 others have been rescued. Eight people were referred to Meerut and 11 people were admitted to district hospital, he said.

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