Navi Mumbai: 17-year-old dies after drowning in pool during swimming lessons in Vashi

14 April,2024 07:37 AM IST |  Navi Mumbai  |  Faisal Tandel

The incident happened during a swimming training session at Father Agnes Sports Complex in Navi Mumbai and Vashi Police are investigating the matter. 

The incident happened at pool in Father Agnes Sports Complex/ Sourced Photo

A 17-year-old student drowned at Father Agnel School in Vashi, Navi Mumbai on Saturday. The incident happened during a swimming training session and Vashi Police are investigating the matter.

Police sources said that the primary investigation highlighted that the incident happened between 2 pm to 3 pm. "The deceased boy was attending a session at the Father Agnel Sports Complex as part of the school curriculum. He was rushed to a hospital after he was spotted in the pool. The doctors claimed he was hospitalised for dehydration and said that they later declared him dead," an official said.

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The incident is under scrutiny since it happened in a trainer's presence. "Investigation is underway; we will take statements of all the people present during the time of the incident and take further action accordingly," said an officer from Vashi police station.

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