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Selfie Attempt Kills 1, Another Goes Missing As Boat Capsizes in Jaipur

Jaipur: One person died and another went missing when a boat capsized at Nevta dam in Jaipur during a selfie attempt, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred Saturday evening at Nevta dam when three friends, Suresh Gurjar, Saksham Tambi, and Gaurav went boating there.Also Read – College Student Dies In Rajasthan’s Jaipur After Falling Into Empty Lift Shaft | Details Here

The body of the deceased, Suresh, was recovered, while Saksham is still missing, they said. Two of them managed to come out by swimming, police said. In the middle of the water, they started taking selfies, and the boat capsized, Sez Police Station SHO Satpal Singh said. Also Read – Rajasthan Political Crisis: 'If Lakshmi Comes To You Sitting At Home, Don’t Reject Her’, BJP MLA To Sachin Pilot

Gaurav and the boat operator managed to swim back to the land, while Suresh and Saksham drowned. Suresh’s body was recovered on Sunday, and a search is on for Saksham, who is feared dead. Also Read – Acid Attack On Two Girls In Separate Incidents In Jaipur, Culprits At Large | Video Inside

Bodies of all three missing tourists found in Chhattisgarh; death toll rises to six

The bodies of three persons who went missing after bathing in a waterfall in Chhattisgarh’s Korea district were fished out on August 29, taking the death toll in the incident to six, officials said.

All the deceased were part of a group of 15 members of an extended family from Madhya Pradesh, who had on Sunday gone for a picnicto Ramdaha waterfall under Kotadol police station limits, located more than 300KM from the State capital Raipur.

Officials on Sunday received the information that seven people had gone missing while bathing in the plunge pool of the waterfall.

(With PTI Inputs)

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