DelhiDesk A tourist boat capsized near Tanur in Malappuram district of Kerala, India, resulting in the death of at least 15 people, including six children and four women. The boat, which was carrying around 40 passengers, was overcrowded and violated the rules around the boat tourism industry, which only allows recreational boats to ply till 5:00 pm. The exact cause of the accident is yet to be determined, and the death toll is expected to rise. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the accident and announced a compensation of two lakh rupees each to the families of the deceased.

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-15 people killed in Malappuram Houseboat Tragedy in Kerala
-Includes at least 6 children and 4 women
-Rescue operations underway, death toll expected to increase
-Boat was overcrowded and flouting rules around boat tourism industry
-Exact cause of accident yet to be known
-PM Modi announced compensation of two lakh rupees each to families of deceased
-Lack of sufficient life-saving equipment and lighting hampering rescue work
-Kerala cabinet ministers monitoring rescue operations
-10 injured passengers admitted to nearby hospitals
-Reports say at least 10 people have been successfully rescued so far

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