Andhra boat tragedy: PM, CM express grief

13 Nov 2017

The death toll in the boat capsize incident in Krishna River near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh has risen to 20 following the recovery of four more bodies this morning. Chief minister Chandrababu Naidu has expressed 'deep regret and pain' over the mishap. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too expressed anguish at the loss of lives in the boat accident. My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives in this tragedy," Modi tweeted. He said the Andhra Pradesh government and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are working on rescue operations.