Viral Video: Minutes before boat accident

Viral Video: Minutes before boat accident

Four more bodies of victims were recovered from the boat accident that took place at Kachhuluru in East Godavari district on Sunday evening. The rescue operations are still going on and AP government has sort Indian Navy and NDRF assistance for it.

With that the toll of bodies retrieved rose to 12. Just before the accident took place, one of the persons on the boat has forwarded a video to his friend who captured the visuals of the surrounding Papikondalu and the river. The visuals clearly show the boat is overloaded and river is flowing dangerously. No one in the video is seen wearing a life jacket which shows the lack of awareness created by the boat operators. This video is currently going viral on the internet.

Minutes after forwarding the video, the boat met with accident and people who did not wear life jacket, lost their lives in no time. Among the 72 people on the boat, 27 people survived this accident and thanks to the villagers of Tutugunta who spotted the boat drowning.