2 Bengal Tourists Drown While Bathing at Puri Beach

Puri: Two tourists from West Bengal drowned while bathing in the sea near Swargadwar at Puri beach on Wednesday. According to lifeguards, this drowning incident was reported from sector 12 and 13 bathing zones on Puri beach.

The identities of the deceased have not been ascertained yet. According to initial investigation by police, the deceased duo was from Howrah in West Bengal. They had arrived in Puri on Tuesday night along with along with three others. They had gone for a bath in the sea on Wednesday morning. During the sea bath, the ill-fated duo was swept away by the current. Others had a narrow escape.

All of them were fished out of the sea and were rushed to the Puri District Head Quarter Hospital, where doctors declared two of them dead. The rest three victims were in critical condition.

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