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Boat carrying 40 officials including Maharashtra Chief Secretary capsizes off Mumbai coast; All are safe

Mumbai: A speedboat carrying at least 40 media persons, TV crew and government officials including Maharashtra Chief Secretary DK Jain, overturned when they were on their way for a ‘puja’ at the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial in the Arabian Sea.

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Maharashtra Govt boat capsizes in Arabian Sea near Mumbai (ANI Image)

The incident happened around 4.15 pm when the boat belonging to the Maharashtra government with senior officials, including the Chief Secretary, capsized near the underwater site of the Shivaji Smarak complex, around 3.5 km off Marine Drive.

The Indian Coast Guard, Marine Police and other agencies launched a massive operation and with the help of two helicopters all the passengers have been rescued, a government official said.

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