Three school students drown off beach in Mumbai after being swept away into the sea

Mumbai: Three students from a Dharavi school were drowned on Saturday morning when they ventured into choppy waters of the Arabian Sea off the Dadar Chowpatty beach in Mumbai, an official said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Disaster Control, Bharat Hanumanta, 13, Rohit Yadav, 15, and Anup Yadav, 16, from UM High School, were swept away at around 11.15 am.

Mumbai fire brigade personnel fished out the bodies after searching for around an hour.

The officials said no lifeguards are posted at the beach even though it has been declared a danger zone due to a rocky seashore.


Updated Date: Aug 05, 2017 15:25 PM

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