Infrastructure & Safety

16 TN tourists among 21 dead in Andaman

At least 21 people died when a boat that carrying tourists capsized and sank off Viper Island, 500 metres from the dockyards in Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday.Rescue teams pulled 28 people out of the waters alive after the overloaded sightseeing boat, Aqua Marine, carrying more than 50 people including three crew members, sprung a leak and sank at 3.45pm. One occupant of the boat was reported to be missing and is presumed to be dead.

Full report here Times of India 


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