The passenger boat carrying 85 people capsized in the state's Ogbaru area, following rising floods in that area, according to the statement.
The locals claimed that many school children were also on the boat. It carried around 10 motorbikes as well.
The victims include 12 women, eight children and four men.
Boat Capsizes In Ganga, 10 Persons Missing
As many as 13 tourists from Puri town area had gone to Kalijaikuda, an islet located 3 km from Gambharigaon, for a picnic.
The cargo ship loaded with cement departed from a seaport in South Kalimantan province and was heading to a seaport in South Sulawesi province, according to the official.
One person went missing after a boat carrying 11 tourists from Remuna in Balasore sank while returning from Kalijai on Thursday evening.
As per reports, three persons were returning to their village from Narangijala haat when the boat capsized near Orapadar ghat under Andrapali panchayat.
Kendrapara: The death toll in the boat capsize incident in Mahanadi river mouth near Nipania in Kendrapara reached nine after eight more bodies were recovered late last night. All the deceased including two women and seven children have been identified as residents of Hasina village in Kujang area of Jagatsinghpur. As per latest reports, one […]
Kendrapara: One person was killed while seven others went missing after a boat capsized in Mahanadi river mouth near Nipania in Kendrapara today evening. According to sources, the boat was reportedly ferrying picnickers who were returning from Hukitola Lighthouse to Kujang area of Paradip. As per latest reports, Fire tenders have reached the spot and […]
Balasore: Six fishermen who had gone missing in the sea after their boat capsized near Wheeler Island in Bhadrak district today were rescued by a team of Marine police today. According to reports, the boat carrying seven fishermen capsized after it hit a sand mound inside the sea. While one of them swam back safely, […]
Khurdha: Inland Water Transport Directorate (IWTD) executive engineer heading the team constituted to probe the Chilika boat tragedy today ruled out technical glitches behind the boat capsize that claimed six lives on June 16. Executive engineer, Padmalochan Roul claimed that heavy rain accompanied with rough wind led to the mishap. A seven-member team was constituted […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after the ill-fated boat capsize incident that claimed as many as six lives in Chilika lake, the owner of the boat was arrested on Sunday. As per information, the owner of the boat, Basant Behera who had gone hiding after the incident was reported on Saturday evening, was nabbed by Balugaon police […]
Khurda: In a tragic incident, two including a minor girl was killed while two others went missing after a boat ferrying tourists capsized in Chilika lake following a thunderstorm on Saturday evening. The mishap occurred when the boat carrying 16 tourists from Ranapur area of Nayagarh district including the boatman were returning from Kalijai to […]
Pallahara: A man went missing as his fishing boat capsized in Rengali reservoir here at Jharabahala in Angul district last night. A fire tender unit from here has launched a search operation to trace the missing person, identified as Budhuram Tapan. The fisherman, who belongs to Jharabahal village of Batisuan panchayat, had gone to the […]