At least 22 people have died after a boat capsized off the town of Tanur, India.
A Report from police says the boat, which was carrying about 40 inbound passengers, overturned at about 7pm yesterday as it was overcrowded.
The state’s sports and fisheries minister who was helping to coordinate rescue efforts, said most of the victims were children on school holidays. He said the death toll was likely to rise as some victims were trapped therefore thanked all who provided a helping hand
In May 2018, 30 people died when a boat capsized in the same region.