Boat Capsizes: News

18 Jan 2024


Boat capsizes in Gujarat lake, 14 feared dead

At least 12 students and two teachers from New Sunrise School died after their boat capsized in Harni Lake in Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday, India Today reported.

14 Sep 2021


Amravati: Four drown, seven missing after boat capsizes in river

Four people drowned and at least seven others were missing after their boat capsized in the Wardha river in Maharashtra's Amravati district on Tuesday, police said.

11 Sep 2021


Nimati Ghat boat disaster: Missing victim's body recovered

The body of one of the two missing victims of the boat disaster at Nimati Ghat in Assam's Jorhat district was recovered four days after the incident near Biswanath Ghat, about 100 km downstream of Brahmaputra river from the accident site, on Saturday morning, an official said.

09 Sep 2021


Assam boat capsize: 84 passengers found alive, two missing

Overnight search and rescue operations established contacts with 84 persons who were traveling on the ill-fated boat that capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Assam, but two persons are still missing, officials said.

05 Apr 2021


Bangladesh: Ferry collides with cargo vessel, capsizes; 27 dead

At least 27 people died after a small launch (motorboat) capsized after colliding with a cargo vessel in Bangladesh's Shitalakkhya River, officials said on Monday.

22 Mar 2019


Iraq ferry sinks, almost 100 dead on spring holiday trip

Almost 100 people, mostly women, and children, died as a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New Year sank in a swollen river in the former jihadist stronghold of Mosul.

04 Jan 2019


6-year-old girl's body found, Odisha boat capsize toll now 10

The death toll in the Wednesday night boat capsize incident in Odisha mounted to 10 with the recovery of one more body today, officials said.

03 Jan 2019


Nine, including seven children, die as boat capsizes in Odisha

The death toll in the boat capsize incident in the Mahanadi river reached nine today, as eight more bodies were recovered in Odisha's Kendrapara district, officials said.

05 Sep 2018


Assam: Boat capsizes in Brahmaputra river; one drowned, 23 missing

One person drowned and 23 others are missing after a motorized country boat, carrying about 36 passengers, capsized in the Brahmaputra river near Guwahati on Wednesday, an official said.

02 Feb 2018


90 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libya coast

About 90 migrants are feared dead as an overcrowded boat capsized off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.

13 Jan 2018


Maharashtra: Boat carrying 40 students capsizes in sea; 4 dead

In a tragic incident, at least four children lost their lives as a boat carrying as many as 40 school students overturned in Maharashtra's Dahanu town this morning.

12 Nov 2017

Andhra Pradesh

Boat capsizes in AP; at least 14 dead

A boat loaded with tourists capsized in the Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh this evening, killing at least 14 people.