21 dead as wedding party boat capsizes

April 24th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by admin  

Pune, April 24 (IANS) Twenty-one members of a wedding party were killed when the boat they were travelling in capsized in the river Neera near Pune, according to police. The tragedy occurred near the Bhatgar Dam Wednesday evening, according to Pune rural police.

Among the victims, 14 are said to be from the same family. Police said massive rescue operations have been launched.

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