Two days after the deadly boat accident in the Godavari near Devipatnam Mandal of East Godavari district, ten more bodies of victims have been found by search and rescue teams of the State and National Disaster Response Forces.
As of 11. 30 AM on Tuesday, 19 bodies, including that of a child, have been fished out in operation carried out by various teams, NDRF Second-in-Commandant Santosh Kumar told.
Eight bodies were found on Sunday, and Monday search terms were able to fish out only one frame as the Godavari extended to be in spate.
Between Monday night and Tuesday morning, some bodies were found drifting on the river. Officials are attempting to recognise the bodies.
The search by over 200 men is on, according to Devipatnam sub-inspector B.N. Durga Prasad.
More than 25 persons still want ever since the private tourist boat capsized in the river near Katchuluru village on Sunday afternoon.
Godavari boat disaster, The boat was located at a depth of 315 feet in the river, and officials assume some of the victims could be confined in it. Efforts to retrieve the boat with the help of the Navy and other expert teams are on.