Mumbai, July 6: Two people were killed and two others are feared drowned at Juhu beach in Mumbai after a group of five boys entered the sea for a swim on Thursday.
A group of youngsters on Thursday ventured into the sea for a swim at the iconic Juhu Chowpatty beach, but got trapped under high tide. Lifeguards were able to rescue one boy, who is in a hospital for the treatment.
Mumbai: Body of one more boy recovered from the sea near Juhu Chowpatti, search operation for rest two underway. Five boys had gone in the waters yesterday evening, one was rescued by lifeguards after the incident while body of one boy was recovered last night
— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2018
Search is underway for the remaining two boys.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has taken help of fire brigade department and the Navy in the rescue operation. A chopper has also been deployed into service to find the missing boys.
Earlier on June 18, a teenager was swept away by sea waves at Marine Drive in south Mumbai while apparently clicking a selfie.
In a separate incident, last month five members of a family were drowned in the sea off Ratnagiri coast in Maharashtra.