6 People Dead After Tourist Boat Capsizes in Kerala
Six people died after a tourist boat capsized near Tanur in Malappuram district of Kerala on Tuesday. The boat, carrying around 10 people, was heading towards the nearby island of Ponnani when the incident occurred.
According to the police, four people were rescued from the water and taken to the hospital for treatment. The search for the remaining two people is still underway.
Cause of the Accident
The cause of the accident is still unknown, but officials believe that the boat may have been overloaded or that the passengers may have been standing on the deck, which could have caused it to capsize. The police are currently investigating the incident.
Response from the Government
The Kerala government has announced that it will provide compensation to the families of the victims. The government has also ordered an investigation into the incident to determine the cause and to ensure that such incidents do not occur again in the future.