Boat capsizes near Shivaji Smarak, one person missing

Indian Coast Guard choppers rescued all barring one passenger who could not be located.

Boat capsizes near Shivaji Smarak, one person missing
Image sourced from ANI

Mumbai: A passenger boat belonging to the government of Maharashtra capsized near Shivaji Smarak off the coast of Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident took place about 2.5 kms west of Nariman Point.

It is reported that 24 of the 25 people on board were rescued after Indian Coast Guard choppers were pressed into action. The missing person has been identified as Siddhesh Pawar - a resident of Santacruz. At the time of filing this report, search operations were being carried out to locate Pawar.

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