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8 dead in Karwar boat accident

KARWAR, JANUARY 23RD

Eight people drowned after a boat ferrying devotees to the mainland from an island temple capsized off the Karwar coast on Monday.

The incident occurred at around 3 p.m. when the devotees were returning after participating in ‘Koormagad Narasmiha Jatre’ held at Koormagad island, around 3 kms from Karwar. According to the Indian Navy, there were 26 persons on the boat of whom 17 were immediately rescued by civilian boats.

Jan 23, 2019
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