In pics: Rescue operations at the Assam boat tragedy site

India | IBNLive | February 27, 2015, 2:07 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)
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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)

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

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 In another boat tragedy, 12 people missing after a boat capsized at Jaleswar.
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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)
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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.
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The police, Army, BSF and National Disaster Relief Force personnel have been working to find the survivors.

  • First Published: May 1, 2012, 8:28 pm

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