Twelve pilgrims saved from drowning in Kumbh

Timely intervention of the NDRF and other security personnel saved their lives.

Published: 02nd February 2019 12:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd February 2019 12:08 PM   |  A+A-

An aerial view shows devotees gathered at Sangam to take a holy dip on the occasion of 'Paush Purnima' during Kumbh Mela. (Photo: PTI)


PRAYAGRAJ: Twelve Kumbh pilgrims were saved by the NDRS team when their boat capsized near the Sangam on Saturday morning, police said.

The pilgrims were headed to the Sangam for a holy dip when the incident occurred. Timely intervention of the NDRF and other security personnel saved their lives.

However, the pilgrims have been rushed to the camp mela hospital for medical checkup.

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