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21-year-old Nagaland man drowns in Goa’s Calangute beach

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 October 2018, 12:08 AM
21-year-old Nagaland man drowns in Goa’s Calangute beach
21-year-old Nagaland man drowns in Goa’s Calangute beach

A 21-year-old man from Nagaland on Thursday drowned at Calangute beach in Goa, according to reports.

According to ANI report, the body has been retrieved and sent for post-mortem.

A case of unnatural death has been registered at the Calangute police station, ANI tweeted.

Meanwhile, further investigation is underway to ascertain the actual incident, it said.

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On October 12, a tourist hailing from Madhya Pradesh drowned at Goa’s Calangute beach and his lifeless body was found the next day morning at nearby Baga beach, triggering concerns over the safety of tourists at the beaches.

In 2017, due to the frequent drowning incident along the state’s beaches, the Goa government announced to enact a law to ban swimming in the sea post sunset and after consumption of alcohol.

According to state tourism official, all the beaches in Goa are constantly manned by trained lifeguards for the safety of tourists from sunrise to sunset.

First Published: Friday, October 19, 2018 12:08 AM
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