A tragic incident occurred at the border of Chandrapur-Gadchiroli district in Ganpur village, Maharashtra, on Tuesday, resulting in the death of one woman as a boat capsized. Two women were successfully rescued, while the search for the remaining five is currently underway. Immediate deployment of NDRF rescue teams followed as soon as the police and district administration were informed of the incident, conducting the search for the missing women with utmost urgency.
Expressing condolences, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stated, “I extend my sympathies to those who lost their lives in this incident. We stand in solidarity with their families during this sorrowful time.” Fadnavis also assured financial assistance from the state government for the affected families, emphasizing their support.
An ongoing investigation is in progress, and further details are awaited as authorities delve deeper into the matter.