Sad: 9-year-old child drowns while bathing in Tehri Dam Lake, search underway

Sad: 9-year-old child drowns while bathing in Tehri Dam Lake, search underway

A nine-year-old boy went for a bath near the Tehri Dam near Pipalmondi Chinalisaur. The family reported the child drowning in the river.

A nine-year-old boy went for a bath near the Tehri Dam near Pipalmondi Chinalisaur. The family reported the child drowning in the river. After which the police, SDRF and NDRF team reached the spot and started the search operation. The baby has not yet been identified.

Police Chief Dharsu Binod Thaplial said Prabhat Kumar, son of Promod Kumar, was 10 years old on Tuesday morning, his elder brother Sarthak was 5 years old and was bathing in the lake at Tehri Dam. Meanwhile Prabhat’s foot slipped and the lake sank. Seeing her brother flowing in the lake, she cried and told the family about it.

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After which the family reached the spot in search of the child, Dharsu informed the police about the incident. A team of Dharsu police, SDRF and NDRF reached the spot and started searching for the drowned child. The search continued into the evening. Lake Chiniyalisaur of Tehri Dam adjacent to Pipalmondi Devisaur Bazar. Where a few years have passed.

The local people informed the THDC administration from time to time to prevent these incidents. However, no security measures have been taken by THDC. Whose settlement is to be carried near Khamiaja Lake. The locals demanded that wire fences be erected on both sides of the lake as a precautionary measure in the coastal areas of the lake to avoid such untoward incidents.

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