Chandrababu expressed shock at the boat mishap in which, five persons are feared drowned. He immediately summoned Director General of Police (DGP) Sambasiva Rao and Krishna District Collector and directed them to take up rescue operations. A number of life guards are already deployed and are searching for the missing victims. The boat was reportedly overloaded and turned to one side. All the passengers are from Ongole in Prakasam district, it is said. While some of them have been rescued, the fate of the missing is yet to be known.