Pawan Kalyan is deeply sympathetic to the families of the deceased. He said Such events should not be repeated in future.
Death toll goes to 16 and 10 people are still missing. AndhraPradesh govt announces ₹5 Lakh ex gratia. Initial investigation suggests boat running without license, had no life jacket on board.
Officials says, fear Death toll might cross 20. Around 60 NDRF members, 45 SDRF personals, 60 Fire members and 12 Special Boats pressed into rescue and relief operations.