Banda News: A boat has sunk in Yamuna river in Banda, UP. This boat was going to Fatehpur. 20 people have drowned in this incident.
A major accident took place in Yamuna river in Banda district of UP today. A boat in which more than 30 people were on board sank in the river. At present, there are reports of 20 people drowning. CM Yogi Adityanath has instructed the district administration for relief and rescue work. Naib Tehsildar told that this boat was going to Fatehpur and relief work is going on to save the people.
Rescue operation continues, DM also reached
According to reports, there were more than 30 people in the boat. All these people were going to Fatehpur after crossing the river. Meanwhile, this incident came to light from the area under Marka police station. Regarding the incident, the Tehsildar informed that about 20 people have been reported drowning. However, the rescue operation is going on and only then can anything be told. At the same time, after getting information about the accident, DM has also reached the spot. Meanwhile, officials from the capital Lucknow are also constantly taking updates regarding relief and rescue work.
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SP and many senior officers reached the spot
It was told by the local people that the incident came to light around 4 pm. As soon as the information about the boat capsizing in Yamuna river in the area under Marka police station was received, local people reached there in a hurry. The administration was informed about the accident along with starting relief and rescue operations. Different figures are also coming out there regarding the number of people in the boat. At the same time, the administration clearly says that at this time the rescue operation is being conducted on priority basis. Any information can be shared only after the campaign is over. Many big officers including Banda SP have also reached the spot. The rescue work is being continued with the help of divers, boats etc. Meanwhile, every effort is being made there to get people out safely.
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