Goan woman among eight dead as boat capsizes in Karwar | Goa News

KARWAR/PANAJI: Eight persons, including a woman from Ponda died, while seven were reported missing and 18 others had a narrow escape when their

boat

capsized in the Arabian sea while returning from a temple in Kuramgad, an island 3km from

Karwar

, on Monday afternoon.

The accident occurred when the boat with 33 pilgrims ran into rough weather where the Kali river merges into the sea. Kuramgads Narasimha temple opens two days in a year, and the event attracts about 25,000 devotees from coastal and north Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra.

Police said the b....
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