Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (JD)
Udupi, Oct 4: A total of six tourists were rescued from drowning in Malpe beach on Tuesday, October 4. Among six, one person has succumbed in hospital and another person is admitted in a private hospital in a critical condition.
Due to the holiday season, thousands of tourists are visiting Malpe and other surrounding beaches. Tosibh, a native of Mysore, attempted suicide in Malpe beach on Tuesday. However, he was rescued by lifeguards with much difficulty.
Senthil, a native of Salem in Tamil Nadu and Basavaraju a native of Bijipur who visited the beach with his family was rescued by lifegueards after they were seen drowning.
In another incident, Nawaz was found drunk and was swimming in the sea. Lifeguards noticed him drowning at around 2:30 PM and they saved him immediately.
Soham Ghosh, who was swimming with his friends was caught in the high tides. He was trapped in a Whirlpool but was rescued on time by the guards.
In another incident, Salam Cherry from Bengaluru and Abrar from Mysuru had gone for swimming even after the lifeguards alerted them about the danger. They were found drowning at 4.30 PM and the lifeguard team rescued them with a lot of difficulties. Salam cherry immediately was rescued and Abrar Ahmed was taken to a hospital immediately in a serious condition. Due to failure of lungs, he was declared dead later.