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Goa: Two TN tourists drown in beaches while clicking selfies


In a shocking incident, a tourist from Tamil Nadu drowned while clicking selfie at a popular Goa beach on Sunday. The incident happened around 6 pm.

Goa: Two TN tourists drown in beaches while clicking selfies

The tourist has been identified as Dinesh Kumar Ranganathan, 28, from Vellore in Tamil Nadu. He drowned when he was clicking selfies along with two other tourists near a rocky stretch located adjoining a creek, which empties into the sea at Baga beach in North Goa.

According to police inspector Jivba Dalvi,''Two of them managed to come out after a heavy wave pulled all of them into the sea. However, the third, Dinesh, drowned. The dead body was fished out later."

The body has been shifted to GMC for post-mortem examination and further investigation is in progress.

In a similar incident, on Sunday morning, when 4 tourists from Tamil Nadu had gone Siquerim rocky areas below Fort Aguada to see the sunrise. The incident happened around early morning at around 07:30 am. A strong wave pulled Sasikumar into the sea, resulting in his drowning.

The deceased has been identified as Sasikumar Vasan, age 33 yrs from Tamil Nadu.

Post-Mortem examinations have been conducted and the bodies will be handed over to their relatives soon, the police official said.

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