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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

10 Dead -25 Injured in Boat Capsizing

At least 10 People were killed when a boat carrying around 50 people capsized and sank near Bedi. The accident occur ed at around 11.00 AM.
All the passengers were on their way to Pir Dargah (Khwaja Khizer Alaihisalaam) located on Pirotan Island, which is around 23 KM away from Bedi Port. Local fisherman started the rescue work which was later taken up by Jamnagar Fire Brigade and Gujarat Maritime Board.

Around 25 other were injured and are under treatment at Jamnagar's Guru Gobind Singh (Irwin) Hospital.

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