11 people fear drown in Tandava reservoir in Andhra

Visakhapatnam, January 31: In yet another boat tragedy, 11 people were feared drowned as a country-made boat capsized in Tandava reservoir in Andhra Pradesh today.

This was the second boat mishap after yesterday’s incident, which claimed 11 lives in West Godavari district in the state.

The mishap occurred when 14 villagers of Ammapeta in Golugonda mandal in Visakhapatnam district were returning in a boat after worshipping a local deity on a hillock, Visakhapatnam Rural Superintendent of Police Vineet Brijlal, who visited the spot, told PTI over phone.

Two persons swam to safety while only one body was recovered from the reservoir, he said, adding 11 people were either feared drowned or missing