Amaravati: This is heart breaking news for people of Andhra. A motor boat carrying 30 people on board capsized in Godavari. Many feared dead. About 5 of them swam ashore. The incident happened at Devipatnam and the boat was bound to Rajahmundry from Kondamodalu.
Boat owner Khaza has been taken to custody after the incident. It is learnt that in the unfortunate incident a marriage party is said to be aboard the boat.
AP CM Chandrababu called on the officials in Rajahmundry and ordered for rescue on war footing basis. Officials are that there were strong winds at the time of the accident and that it could not be controlled.