Minimum 11 people died after the boat they were in capsized during Ganpati Visarjan at Khatlapura Ghat in Bhopal on Friday morning.
“Five people have been rescued out of 16 and we have recovered 11 bodies till now. A search operation is underway and we are trying to rescue other people as well. According to the locals, only these many people had drowned here, but we are still searching in case we find some other people,” Akhil Patel, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Madhya Pradesh: 11 bodies recovered at Khatlapura Ghat in Bhopal after the boat they were in, capsized this morning. Search operation is underway. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/mEMSJdzhE9
— ANI (@ANI) September 13, 2019