Published On: Wed, Oct 24th, 2018

Boat carrying senior officials including Chief Secretary capsizes near Shivaji Smarak

Mumbai: A Maharashtra government-owned boat on Wednesday capsized in the Arabian Sea near the Shivaji Smarak, a 212 metre-tall memorial for Chhatrapati Shivaji.

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The boat which capsized was ferrying senior government officials. Another boat ferrying members of media was safe. A total of four boats had departed to inspect the construction work which was slated to begin today.

The Coast Guard had dispatched a hovercraft and a helicopter to aid in the rescue operation.

Most of the passengers of the capsized boat have been rescued as of now.

Further information is awaited.

ANI

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