India: 16 dead as boat capsizes in Krishna River

At least 16 people lost their lives after an overloaded tourist boat capsized in the Krishna River near Andhra Pradesh's town of Vijaywada on Sunday. Twenty people have been rescued as search and rescue operation continues. Local police reported that the boat, which belonged to a private tourism company, did not have a license to operate. According to officials, there were not enough life... Еще jackets onboard the boat. Teams from India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Relief Forces were dispatched to the scene. An investigation into the incident has been ordered.

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