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2 drown at Marine Drive, one body recovered; rescue operation underway

The Incident Happened During High Tide, A Fire Brigade Official Said.

Reported By : News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated: 06 July 2019, 10:29:14 PM
The accident was reported at Marine Lines, NS Road in Mumbai. (Image Credit: ANI)

The accident was reported at Marine Lines, NS Road in Mumbai. (Image Credit: ANI)

New Delhi:

One of the two men who drowned in the Arabian sea near Marine Drive in Mumbai was rescued but was declared brought dead at the hospital, reported ANI. The Indian Navy team and a police team are carrying rescue operation to search the other man.

Two persons had drowned the Marine Drive in Mumbai on Saturday. The incident happened during high tide, a fire brigade official said.

The accident was reported at Marine Lines, NS Road in Mumbai.

In a related incident, a 19-year-old man drowned in a flooded nullah at Bhiwandi in the district. The incident took place in Auchitpada locality of Bhiwandi, the district disaster management official said.

"The man, identified as Md Asif Jainuddin Siddiqui, went to swim in the flooded nullah located near an Urdu school. But he was swept away by strong currents and drowned," he said.

His body was fished out by the firemen from Bhiwandi and sent for post-mortem to IGM Government Hospital.

A case of accidental death was registered at Shanti Nagar police station.

With PTI Inputs

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First Published : 06 July 2019, 10:29:14 PM