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3 victims of Kerala boat tragedy from Delhi: officials

Three of the 25 people who died in a boat mishap in Kerala are from the capital, officials here said.

delhi Updated: Sep 30, 2009 22:42 IST

Three of the 25 people who died in a boat mishap in Kerala are from the capital, officials here said.

At least 25 people were drowned when a boat capsized in Thekkady Lake in Kerala's Idukki district while 40 others were rescued.

The boat, with about 80 passengers onboard, mostly tourists from outside Kerala, sank after cruising five km from the boarding point from where it had set out around 4 pm.

Officials said six bodies have been identified. Out of them, three are from Delhi and identified as Shaliha, Pradeep Kumar and Alka.

Further details about the victims are being collected, they added.