A boat carrying 35 passengers capsized off Fort Kochi today resulting in the death of three people, including one woman.
The boat was on its way to Vypeen Island and collided with a fishing boat at around 1:45 pm. The boat split into two in the impact of the collision. 10 passengers have been rushed to the hospital. 17 have reportedly been rescued.
The Coast Guard, Navy, fire force and other agencies are engaged in rescue operations.