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India-accident-boat

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At least 20 dead as boat capsizes in India
Lucknow, India, Sept 14, 2017 (AFP) - At least 20 people died on Thursday when a boat packed with labourers capsized on the Yamuna river in northern India, an official said.
Dharam Pal Singh, the additional magistrate in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh state, told AFP 20 bodies have been recovered. "It appears the boat was crowded beyond its capacity," he said.
"The incident happened early morning. It was a privately hired boat and was carrying some 50-55 ...

 

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