In a tragic incident, as many as two missing girls who drowned in Pune’s Khadakwasla Dam Water were declared dead, informed officials today.
According to Pune Zila parishad CEO Ayush Prasad, “As many as nine girls drowned in Khadakwasla dam in the Donaje area of Pune. While seven girls were rescued. The two girls were found dead.”
According to officials, nine girls left for a picnic at the dam today morning. They were overpowered by the strong currents of the river, which caused them to be carried away.
Soon, after the incident came to light a rescue team reached the spot and started the rescue operation. Police officials, fire brigade teams, and ambulances were on the spot.
Pune Zila parishad CEO Ayush Prasad said that the recused girls have been sent for medical assistance.
Further details are awaited.
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