In pics: Rescue operations at the Assam boat tragedy site

India | | May 1, 2012, 8:28 pm
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BSF IG PK Behal said that no bodies were recovered on Tuesday, but search and rescue operations were on. (Picture from Reuters)

BSF IG PK Behal said that no bodies were recovered on Tuesday, but search and rescue operations were on. (Picture from Reuters)

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Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

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Rescue operations are on in difficult weather conditions. (Picture from Reuters)

Rescue operations are on in difficult weather conditions. (Picture from Reuters)

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Reports say 103 are dead, but many were still missing as the ferry was carrying 350 people. (Picture from Reuters)

Reports say 103 are dead, but many were still missing as the ferry was carrying 350 people. (Picture from Reuters)

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The Prime Minister also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the family of those who died in the tragedy.

The Prime Minister also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the family of those who died in the tragedy.

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In another boat tragedy, 12 people missing after a boat capsized at Jaleswar.

In another boat tragedy, 12 people missing after a boat capsized at Jaleswar.

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It has been almost 24 hours since a ferry capsized on the Brahmaputra River in Assam. (Picture from Reuters)

It has been almost 24 hours since a ferry capsized on the Brahmaputra River in Assam. (Picture from Reuters)

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The police, Army, BSF and National Disaster Relief Force personnel have been working to find the survivors.

The police, Army, BSF and National Disaster Relief Force personnel have been working to find the survivors.