Sources said that the overcrowded boat heading for Haryana had the capacity of 30 and at least 60 people were on the boat when the mishap occurred.
The boat capsized in River Yaumna in Bagpat district in the outskirts of Indian capital city New Delhi. According to Times Now, police have recovered six bodies.
Police and rescue teams have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. They managed to rescue over 12 people who have been rushed to the hospital.
IRMA: 4 dead from unrelated carbon monoxide poisoning
Deputies said the generator was found in the garage, which had been converted as an extension of the home. As a safety precaution, those using a generator should also have carbon monoxide detectors in every room.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for next of kin of those dead in the tragedy. S. dollars to each family that have lost its member in the accident.
A boat crowded with construction workers capsized in the Yamuna River in northern India early Thursday and at least 19 people have drowned, officials said.
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