Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar boat capsize: SDRF, army personnel carrying out rescue work, says LG Sinha

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that the administration is constantly monitoring the situation after four people died due to boat capsize in the river Jhelum in Gandbal locality of Srinagar.

In a post on X, office of LG J&K said that administration is providing all possible help to the bereaved families. “I am deeply grieved by the loss of lives due to a boat accident in Srinagar. My thoughts are with the bereaved families & I pray to the Almighty to give them strength to withstand this immense loss.”

It said team of SDRF, Army & other agencies are carrying out relief & rescue work. “Administration is providing all possible help to the bereaved families who have lost their near and dear ones and medical facilities to those who have been injured. Marcos teams have also been alerted. I am constantly monitoring the situation and guiding the team on the ground,” reads the post.

Earlier, four people died, while three others were undergoing treatment at a hospital after a boat carrying school children capsized in the river Jhelum near Srinagar’s Gandbal area.

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