A 17-year-old boy drowned whereas his pal and a teenage woman lacking in a lake at Yeoor Hills in Thane in Maharashtra on Monday, a day after two individuals drowned in the identical water physique in separate incidents, a civic official mentioned.
A bunch of seven children from the Samata Nagar space in Thane metropolis had gone for a swim on the Neel lake, whose water stage had gone up resulting from heavy rains not too long ago, this morning, mentioned Regional Catastrophe Administration Cell (RDMC) chief, Thane Municipal Company, Santosh Kadam.
The 2 boys- each aged 17- didn’t gauge the depth of the water and began drowning round 10 AM, he mentioned.
After different children raised an alarm, personnel of the hearth brigade and RDMC officers rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation, Mr Kadam advised PTI.
He mentioned the physique of Tejas Chorge was fished out of the lake at 2:30 pm whereas his pal Dhruv Kule is but to be traced.
In accordance with Mr Kadam, the officers have obtained an alert a couple of teenage woman from one other group of kids drowning in the identical lake on Monday and a search is on.
The RDMC is utilizing an underwater digital camera for the primary time to hint the lacking victims, he added.
On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy and 20-year-old man drowned whereas swimming in the identical lake in numerous incidents.