Port blair: A Boat tragedy that took place near Andamans & Nicobar Island is suspected to have claimed Â least 21 lives, while 13 people have Â been rescued. The incident happened, when Aqua Marine a Tourist Boat ferrying 43 Passengers capsizedÂ between Ross Island and North Bay at around 4 PM today, says an Official Release.
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has expressed shock over the boat tragedy in the Andamans and has condoled the loss of lives.Â Â The Prime Minister has asked all central agencies to immediately assist in the rescue and relief operations.
The Helpline Numbers Â (Port Blair) are given below:
Main Helpline :Â 03192-240127
Other helplines:Â 03192-240137, 230178, 238881