HUBBALLI: A man rescued three children from drowning from the gushing Tungabhadra Left Bank Canal near Singtaluru village in Gadag on Sunday afternoon. However, one boy could not be saved and was washed away. The incident occurred when the children jumped into the canal to swim, but started drowing.
When the boys, all between 10 and 12 years, called out for help, Parasappa Mallad, a resident of Veerapur Tanda, jumped in and pulled out three of them, but could not save Praveen Pujar. The rescued boys are Sachin Pujar, Anil and Prakash.