Written by Priyanka Sahoo
| Dahanu |
Published: January 14, 2018 4:35 am


Rescue workers search for survivors and bodies of victims at Parnaka beach in Dahanu, in Maharashtra. Reuters

It was meant to be a weekend outing after school hours. And like social media-friendly teenagers, some of the students on board had shared pictures of the ferry ride with their friends on Facebook on Saturday afternoon — minutes later, their boat capsized off Parnaka beach in Dahanu. “A friend sent some pictures on board the ferry. I had seen the pictures, and now I can’t believe that three of my friends are dead. There were more students on the boat than its capacity,” said Pragati Madia, a classmate of the three students from Ambedkar Nagar in Dahanu who died in the mishap.

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