2 feared drowned in Wadgaon canal

Two youths are suspected to have drowned in a canal at Wadgaon Dhayari on Friday morning.

Written by Express News Service | Published: May 18, 2013 2:40 am

Two youths are suspected to have drowned in a canal at Wadgaon Dhayari on Friday morning. Fire brigade personnel launched a rigorous search operation but could not find their bodies till reports last came in. The victims,Ajay Krishna Gaikwad (21) and Mahadev Ramesh Dhumal (17),are both residents of Bargani Mala in Wadgaon Dhayari. Fire brigade personnel said the duo went to the canal near their residence for swimming. While Ajay was a good swimmer,Mahadev did not know swimming. After entering the waters,Ajay saw Mahadev drowning and went to rescue him. But as Mahadev grabbed Ajay tightly in the water,his movement got restricted and he could not swim. The duo is suspected to have drowned as they did not come out of the canal,they said. Their family members informed the police after which the rescue operation was launched.

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