Nagpur: At least eight people are feared drowned after their boat capsized while they were doing a Facebook live in the Vena dam.
The group of students were reportedly celebrating birthday in the boat.
According to police, the youngsters had gone to Vena river by motorcycles around 6.30 pm on Sunday. They took the boat for celebration and when it reached mid-point of the reservoir, the youths started clicking selfies. Some of them allegedly started dancing and singing in the boat. It’s that time when the boat capsized. Reports said that three youngsters including the boatman managed to swim to the banks of reservoir.
While three persons –two boatmen and a college student — were rescued, one body was fished out in the night,” said Shailesh Balkawade, SP, Nagpur Rural.