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.
Mumbai: Rescue operation underway by Navy helicopter at Marine Drive for 2 people who've drowned here due to high tide. One of the 2 missing people had tried to rescue the another & got carried away in the high tide. Police tried to rescue them by throwing rope but failed pic.twitter.com/twnS5IiDcV— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019
Mumbai: Rescue operation underway at Marine Drive for two people who have drowned here. pic.twitter.com/aqGMG03LKb— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019
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.