Karkala: Boy drowns in Netravati river while swimming

Daijiworld Media Network – Karkala (MS)

Karkala, Apr 21: A boy who went to swim in Netravati river drowned at Necchabettu near Kadeshwalya on the evening of Saturday.

Suhail (13), son of Sahir, local resident is the deceased. He was studying in Kemman Palike school and had cleared his seventh grade.

It is said that Suhail participated in the wedding ceremony near his house at Necchabettu and then went to the river along with his friends to swim during which the tragedy occurred.

Some youths were playing cricket near the banks of the river and heard screams of Suhail’s friend for help. They rushed and brought Suhail up from the river. However, according to eye witnesses he had breathed his last.

Mortal remains of Suhail have been sent to Bantwal government hospital for post mortem. Bantwal rural police have registered a case and are investigating further.




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  • Dr Kusuma Kumari Gunji MBBS DGO DNB, Nellore/Kodyadka

    Sun, Apr 21 2024

    Never leave young children on their own. Please be with them when near water bodies There are undercurrent in Nethrvathi river. Feeling very sad A life gone too early!

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Raheja Waterfront

    Sun, Apr 21 2024

    I can control my destiny, but not my fate ...

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  • GURKA, Mangaluru

    Sun, Apr 21 2024

    a young life has gone due to negligence

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