BY A STAFF REPORTER: The death toll in the boat capsize in Malappuram has risen to 21, a regional fire range official said. The incident took place near Tanur coast in Kerala's Malappuram district.
"So far, we have recovered 21 bodies," said Shizu Kk, regional fire range officer. We don't know how many people were on the boat. We are continuing our search to find out if there are more casualties. "
"At least 21 people were killed when a tourist boat capsized near Tanur in Malappuram district," the NDRF said. '
#UPDATE | Malappuram boat accident: So far, we have recovered 21 dead bodies. We don't know the exact number of people on the boat, so we are continuing the search to find out whether there are more victims trapped in the mud or not: Shiju KK, Regional Fire Range Officer https://t.co/sxxQJfxmDu pic.twitter.com/swmIOoQ4Bt— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2023