A tourist boat with more than 30 passengers capsized in New York’s famous Lockport Caves

A tourist boat with 36 people in the boat capsized This Monday inside some caves in New York, officials said.

A police report indicated an emergency operation was underway at Lockport Caves, a popular tourist attraction in the Niagara County town. Agents arrived at the scene around 11.30am.

No children were among the crew, according to information cited by station WIVB.

The Lockport Police Department said in a press release that city police and firefighters, “and other agencies Now working to help people Those who were on the overturned boat on the Lockport Cave Tour”.

Video footage from the scene showed one woman talking as she was taken away in an ambulance, while others were taken away by bus, CBS News reported.

The famous Niagara Falls is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) away. On site-arranged tours, participants are taken to an underground passage lit only by small lights.

According to a report by News 4, tours of these caves have been organized for 150 years. The water inside reaches a height of 4 to 6 feet (1.2 and 1.8 meters).

The tunnel where the incident occurred was built in the 19th century to generate electricity using water from the Erie Canal.

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