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22 killed as boat capsizes in lake near Chennai

Last Updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 18:39

Chennai: Twenty-two persons were on Sunday killed
after the boat in which they went on a pleasure trip capsized
in Pulicat Lake, about 60 km from here, police said.
About 25 persons were in the boat, they said, adding some
of them had been rescued.

Initial reports said the victims hailed from different
places in and around Chennai and the boat was reportedly
operated by local fishermen.
Some of the bodies had been recovered by rescue teams,
police said.


First Published: Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 18:39
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