Banda Boat Accident: Sisters were going to celebrate Raksha Bandhan in Banda, UP, 4 died due to boat capsizing- Watch Video

Publish Date: 12 Aug, 2022 |

A major tragic accident happened on Raksha Bandhan in Yamuna River in Banda, UP. Boat going from Banda to Fatehpur sank in Yamuna river. There were a total of 35 people in this boat. Of these, 3 people have died. While 17 people are said to be missing. Divers are looking for them. It is being told that after the boat capsized, 15 people came out by swimming.

Incident Happened in the Yamuna River

The accident took place on Thursday evening at around four o'clock in the town Marka of Marka police station area. Two people lost their lives when the boat capsized in the Yamuna river. It is being told that more than 30 people were aboard the boat. Of these, 13 people have somehow survived by swimming. More than 17 people are said to be missing. According to the survivors, all the missing people have drowned and there is no chance of their survival. Three bikes and six cycles were also kept in the boat.

Information has been received about the accident that due to the strong flow of water, the hull broke. After this the boat lost its control. After which the boat capsized. CM Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the boat capsizing. The Chief Minister has instructed the team of District Magistrate, DIG, NDRF and SDRF to go to the spot immediately.

Banda SP Abhinandan said that a total of 35 people were in the boat. 15 people have been saved safely while 3 people have died. Search is on for the remaining 17 missing people.


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