Andhra tourist dead as houseboat capsizes in Alappuzha

The 55-year-old victim has been identified as Ramachandra Reddy. Of the rescued persons, three were members of the victim's family, while the fourth was a staffer of the houseboat.

Kochi: A houseboat capsized in the back waters of Kerala’s Alappuzha on Thursday, which led to the death of a tourist from Andhra Pradesh, while four others on board were rescued.

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The incident occurred when water gushed in through a leak at the bottom of the houseboat.

The 55-year-old victim has been identified as Ramachandra Reddy. Of the rescued persons, three were members of the victim’s family, while the fourth was a staffer of the houseboat.

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Following the capsize, all five were taken to a hospital, where the victim passed away.

Rescue operations were conducted by houseboats that was anchored near the one that sunk.

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