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Boat carrying 38 people capsizes in Kollidam river in TN, 3 missing


Chennai, Sept 12: Three persons are reported missing after a boat carrying about 38 people, who were returning from a temple festival in the district, capsized while crossing Kollidam river, police said on Thursday.

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While 24 people managed to swim to safety, 11 held on to the boat. However, residents of Melaramanallur village, where the incident occurred on Wednesday night, rescued them, they said.

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All the 11 were admitted to a nearby Primary Health Care centre. Three people were still missing, police said adding rescue operations were on to trace them. The boat overturned due to excess weight, a fire service personnel said.

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