Six Goans feared washed away in Karwar, two bodies found

Six Goans feared washed away in Karwar, two bodies found”

In a tragic incident, six persons from Goa, including four women, were washed away in Nagarmadi Falls near here on Sunday September 17. At 11.30am, Karwar region received heavy rain and within minutes, the water level in the pool below the falls rose to about 10 feet. Those swimming under the falls were caught off-guard, and their efforts to escape the rising waters went in vain.

Uttar Kannada superintendent of police Vinayak V Patil said that bodies of two people have been recovered and the deceased have been identified as Priscilla (21) and Fiana (25).

The victims hail from Madgoan in Goa.

"We are coordinating with police and fire rescue officials from Karwar district", the spokesperson said. The bodies were sent to Karwar Medical College Hospital for postmortem. Police authorities have requested tourists to be careful while venturing into the forest to reach Nagaramadi.

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