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  News   Nation  16 Sep 2020  Nearly 12 people missing as boat capsizes in Rajasthan's Kota

Nearly 12 people missing as boat capsizes in Rajasthan's Kota

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Sep 16, 2020, 12:17 pm IST
Updated Sep 16, 2020, 12:17 pm IST
Nearly 12 people are missing after a boat carrying over 40 devotees to a temple in Bundi district of Rajasthan capsized in the Chambal river
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Kota: Nearly 12 people are missing after a boat carrying over 40 devotees to a temple in Bundi district of Rajasthan capsized in the Chambal river here on Wednesday morning, police said.

Around 25 people were rescued, they added. The incident took place near the Dhibri Chambal area under the Khatoli police station limits of Kota.

Boat capsizesBoat capsizes"A boat carrying over 40 devotees to a temple in Indergarh area of Bundi district capsized in Chambal river under Khatoli police station of Kota district at around 8.45 am on Wednesday," Superintendent of Police, Kota Rural, Sharad Choudhary said.

Around 20-25 people are reported to have managed to swim to the shore or have been rescued, while 10-12 people are reported missing, the SP said.

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A rescue operation is underway, Choudhary said.

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