HYDERABAD: In a tragic incident, a 33-year-old youth Abdul Quadir Mohammed, hailing from Hyderabad, drowned in Elbow Falls at Calgary in Canada on Saturday. His body was recovered by the police after a massive operation on July 30.
Abdul, a resident of Amberpet, was working as an IT Analyst with WestJet company in Canada. On last Friday, Abdul who received his Canadian citizenship had invited his parents, from India to visit him. On Saturday, the entire family went to visit Elbow Falls in Calgary, 60 km from their place. At the waterfalls, one of his family members slipped while taking a photograph.
Abdul, in a bid to save him accidentally fell into the waterfalls. Another Canadian who tried to save Abdul, was rescued but with severe injuries. The rescue teams allegedly arrived late to the spot and Abdul was declared dead. A crowd funding campaign was started on gofundme.com, to provide financial assistance to Abdul’s family to bring the body back home.
TS man dies in Saudi road mishap
Yadadri Bhuvanagiri: A 27-year person from Ramannapet in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district died in a road accident in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. According to information reaching here, Shaik Azam went to Saudi two years back in search of job. He, however, failed to get a job and has been working as a driver in a private company there. Information reaching his family members said the car which was being driven by Azam was hit by a trolley leading to the death of the youth