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UP-2NDLD DROWN - 19 drown as boat capsizes in UP; CM announces Rs 2 lakh relief

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

(Eds: Updates with revised toll)
Baghpat (UP), Sep 14 (PTI) At least 19 people drowned and a few others are missing after an overloaded boat capsized in the Yamuna river in this western Uttar Pradesh district today.
The boat was carrying 60 people, District Magistrate Bhawani Singh said.
Initial counts put the death toll at 22, but authorities later revised it down by three.
"The toll stands at 19. This figure has been arrived at on the basis of physical identification. The figure of ...

 

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