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Maharashtra: 7 dead, 32 rescued as boat carrying 40 students capsizes in Dahanu sea shore near Mumbai


Mumbai: In Dahanu near Mumbai a boat with 40 school children on board capsized, 2 nautical miles from the sea shore in Dahanu.

As per the latest report, 7 children are dead, 32 have been rescued out of the 40 students who were on board on the boat that capsized. However, 8 students are still missing. Rescue operations continue.

“Coast Guard has diverted ships which were at sea and ships are also sailing from Mumbai. Dornier aircraft and helicopters from Daman (near to Dahanu) have also been launched”, says coast guard PRO on rescue operations for boat capsize in Dahanu.

Further details are awaited.