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Maharashtra: Teen drowns while swimming in well in Thane

Updated on: 09 July,2022 02:01 PM IST  |  Thane
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The deceased, a resident of Navi Mumbai had gone to the hillock with six to seven friends around 7 pm on Friday and went for a swim in the well. Unable to gauge the depth of the well, he drowned, an official said

Maharashtra: Teen drowns while swimming in well in Thane

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A 17-year-old boy drowned while he was swimming in a well in Thane district of Maharashtra, a civic official said on Saturday. The body of the deceased identified as Sumit Manoj Mali was fished out from the well located in Kargil Hill area of Waghoba Nagar in Kalwa on Saturday morning, said Avinash Sawant, chief of the regional disaster management cell (RDMC), according to the PTI.


Mali, a resident of Navi Mumbai had gone to the hillock with six to seven friends around 7 pm on Friday and went for a swim in the well. Unable to gauge the depth of the well, he drowned, he said.



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Fire services could not conduct the search for the body due to narrow approach road and poor light at night, the official added.

The body was fished out and sent for post-mortem to a government hospital and a case of accidental death was registered with the local police, he said.

(with PTI Inputs) 

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