Boat carrying top Maharashtra govt officers, media personnel capsizes off Mumbai coast; 1 feared missing

MUMBAI: A ship carrying senior Maharashtra executive officers, including the state leader secretary, and no less than 40 mediapersons, TV crew capsized on Wednesday off Mumbai coast.

The boat was once carrying people for a 'puja' of the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial within the Arabian Sea off Mumbai on Wednesday.

The incident happened round four.15 pm when the boat belonging to the Maharashtra executive carrying other senior officials, including the Chief Secretary, overturned near the underwater site of the proposed memorial advanced, round three.5 km off Marine Drive.

The Indian Coast Guard, Marine Police and other agencies launched a major rescue maritime and aerial operation with two helicopters and controlled to rescue all the people, even though one was once feared lacking, an official mentioned.

The state executive has cancelled the deliberate serve as.


According to Coast Guard PRO, all affected people within the capsized boat had been rescued.




(With inputs from agencies)


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