Four arrest in Chilika boat tragedy case

3/02/2020 at 8:56 PM

Khordha, Feb 3: Four persons have been arrested in connection with the Chilika boat tragedy including the helmsman, police said on Monday.

A boat carrying around 20 passengers from Kalijai Temple in Chilika lake had capsized on Sunday evening.

As per reports, the group had been to Kalijai for a picnic and was returning when the boat lost balance in the lake.

Odisha Fire Service and Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) along with local fishermen managed to rescue all the passengers and six of them were admitted to the Balugaon Hospital in critical condition.

Their health condition is stated to be stable now.

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