India boat capsize: Search underway for missing children


NEW DELHI Jan 15 (TNS): A boat with 40 school children on board on Saturday capsized near Maharashtra’s Dahanu.

Two bodies were recovered from the accident site, said the police. According to police, 35 children have been rescued; while efforts are on to locate the missing. Palghar Superintendent of Police Manjunath Singe said that no death has been confirmed yet.

The Coast Guard has diverted ships which were at sea. Dornier aircraft and helicopters from Daman have been launched as part of the rescue operations.