3 victims of Kerala boat tragedy from Delhi: Officials

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - 22:53

New Delhi: Three of the 25 people who died
in a boat mishap in Kerala are from the capital, officials
here said.

At least 25 people were drowned when a boat capsized in
Thekkady Lake in Kerala`s Idukki district while 40 others were
rescued.

The boat, with about 80 passengers onboard, mostly
tourists from outside Kerala, sank after cruising five km from
the boarding point from where it had set out around 4 pm.

Officials said six bodies have been identified. Out of
them, three are from Delhi and identified as Shaliha, Pradeep
Kumar and Alka.

Further details about the victims are being collected,
they added.

Bureau Report



First Published: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - 22:53

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