- The group was reportedly celebrating a birthday
- The boat capsized in river Vena in Nagpur last evening
- Two boatmen, a student saved, a body fished out. Divers looking for other
Two boatmen and a student have been rescued and three bodies have been pulled out of the waters. Divers are looking for five more. The police suspect that the boat overturned when the men - all between 20 and 25 years - were taking videos and selfies.
"The youngsters came yesterday to enjoy a boat ride. We are looking for seven people," said police officer Suresh Bhoyat this morning.
Eight students had asked three boatmen to take them to the dam.
A witness who saw the boat turning over called the police. A local diver helped rescue three.
A team of the National Disaster Response Force and firemen have also been roped in for the rescue effort, which resumed early this morning.