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Mumbai's Marine Drive incident: One dead, another missing; rescue ops underway

One of the two persons who drowned at Marine Drive in Mumbai was rescued but was declared brought dead at the hospital. A search operation for the other person was underway. A Navy chopper was pressed into service.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 06, 2019 21:26 IST
2 people drowned due to high tide at Marine Drive, Mumbai.
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2 people drowned due to high tide at Marine Drive, Mumbai.

One of the two men who drowned at Marine Drive in Mumbai was rescued but was declared brought dead at the hospital, on Saturday. 

A search operation for the other person was underway. A Navy chopper was pressed into service.

They drowned due to high tide, reported ANI.

As per the information, one of the two missing people had tried to rescue the another and got carried away in the high tide. 

Police tried to rescue them by throwing rope but failed.

What is Marine Drive?

Marine Drive is a 3.6-kilometer-long Boulevard in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai, India. The road was constructed by late philanthropist Bhagojisheth Keer & Pallonji Mistry. It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay.

 

 

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