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18 Killed As Overcrowded Boat Sinks In Eastern India

KOLKATA, India (AP) — Rescuers say they’ve cured 18 bodies from a river in easterly India’s W Bengal country where an overcrowded sauceboat sank chase a settlement bonnie terminated the weekend. Zone Magistrate Saumitra Mohan says the vas upturned Saturday nighttime as the villagers were reverting to their homes crosswise the river contempt the bunch’s cautionary that the sauceboat was overcrowded. Mohan aforesaid the saving exercise was accomplished Monday, with lots of citizenry reclaimed and the 18 bodies healed.

He aforementioned the sauceboat became unsound and sank at a profoundness of 28 meters (70 feet) amid a potent flow. Accidents are commons in India as many ferries are sickly reinforced and oft overcrowded, with fiddling wish for condom regulations.