Odisha News In English

Prameya English, Prameyanews.com, Odisha Latest News, Odisha News Online

Malkangiri boat tragedy: 2 more bodies found, toll rises to 8

27/05/2021 at 10:35 AM

Malkangiri, May 26: The death toll in the boat tragedy of Malkangiri district mounted to eight after two more bodies were fished out from the Sileru River on Wednesday.

According to reports, eleven members of three families were returning home from Telangana in a boat as the land border between the two states was sealed due to Covid-19 restrictions on May 24. While eight two women and six children drowned.

Fire department personnel recovered six bodies on Tuesday, they fished out those of a woman and a child on Wednesday.

   Related Posts