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Odisha: Dozens missing as boat capsizes in Chilika lake

2/02/2020 at 7:19 PM

Khordha, Feb 2: A boat ferrying more than 20 passengers from Kalijai in Chilika lake capsized this evening. While as many as fove passengers have been rescued, an operation has been launched to trace the missing.

As per reports, the group had been to Kalijai for a picnic and was returning when the boat lost balance in the lake. Boat operators and local fishermen managed to rescue five of them and later they were rushed to the Balugaon Hospital.

Odisha Fire Service and Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) along with local fishermen have started an operation to rescue the missing.  

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