STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Three Russian Women Tourists Drown in Goa While on Boating Trip

Three Russian tourists, all of them women, drowned while on a boating excursion in the sea off Goa.

Published: 28th October 2014 03:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th October 2014 03:13 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

PANAJI: Three Russian women tourists today drowned after their boat capsized on the sea near here.

The boat, carrying ten passengers, all identified as Russian nationals, was on a Dolphin watching trip when it capsized at around 11 AM after being hit by a huge wave in the sea near Betul village, about 60 kms from here, an official of the state tourism department's lifeguard services said.

As the boat turned upside down, the three women got trapped under the boat and drowned. The seven other passengers were rescued, he said.

The three bodies were later fished out and taken to the district hospital in Margao town for post mortem. The MeT department here has advised people not to venture into the waters as the sea is presently rough.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp