Fifty People Missing After Two Ferries Collide in River in Northeastern India – Videos
"We have found an upturned boat in about 350 meters [0.2 miles] from the river’s coast. About 20 people on board have been rescued from different places downriver, but around 50 are missing," Ankur Jain, the police’s representative, told national broadcaster India TV.
#Assam Boats with 100+ carrying passengers sank in Brahmaputra river heading towards majuli, after collision with another ship.— 🌸Abul Fajal Laskar🌺🇮🇳 (@AbulFajalLaska1) September 8, 2021
some passengers managed to swim away to safety and Many more passengers were missing.we are Praying Allah for the safety of passengers...#Assam pic.twitter.com/skobPUDYlx
Tragedy in Brahmaputra: A boat carrying about 130 people from Nimatighat in Jorhat district capsized after colliding with a ferry plying from Kamalabari ghat in Majuli island. Reports said 40 people rescued, several still missing. Two teams from 12 NDRF on its way for SAR ops. pic.twitter.com/G2tbRES5Vi— Karishma Hasnat (@karishmahasnat) September 8, 2021