A ship sank due to a hurricane that hit India. Search and rescue efforts are underway for the 96 missing people. According to preliminary reports at least 21 people have died as a hurricane.
There has been another tragedy in India, which has come up with coronavirus news in recent weeks.
The hurricane that hit the country caused a ship to sink.
There were 273 people on board the ship, which sank after drifting off the coast of Bombay.
The defense ministry said 177 people had been rescued from the vessel, which was operated by a state-owned oil company.
The 96 people on board are still missing. At least 21 people have died as a hurricane, according to preliminary reports.
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The Indian navy said search and rescue efforts were underway for 96 people.
Operations are expected to continue throughout the day in ‘extremely challenging sea conditions’, the statement added.
The hurricane’s speed is up to 110 miles per hour, experts say, making it the toughest hurricane in recent times.
Hundreds of Covid-19 patients have also been moved to safer areas due to the hurricane.