Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Three tourists, including a seven-year-old girl, were drowned while bathing in the sea in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal, police said on Sunday. Also Read - CBI Raids 40 Places Across 3 States In Connection With Illegal Coal Trade
The incident took place at Henry’s Island sea beach, about 130 km from Kolkata. Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: 54 Non-suburban Passenger Trains to Run in West Bengal From Dec 2
Somraj Gupta of Kasba in south Kolkata got swept away along with his seven-year-old daughter Samrima while bathing on Saturday afternoon, a police officer said. A family friend, Rishita Pramanik, also got drowned. Also Read - Mamata Banerjee Reminds PM Modi of Unpaid GST Dues at COVID Meet with CMs
According to police, a total of six members of two families from Kolkata had gone on a pleasure trip to the Henry’s Island. The three got pulled into the sea by the tidal waves. The bodies have been recovered.
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