Delhi: Two tourists drowned in two separate incidents while clicking selfies at popular Goa beaches on Monday, media reports said.
Media reports said that a 28, from Vellore in Tamil Nadu drowned when he was clicking selfies along with two other tourists near a rocky stretch located adjoining a creek, which empties into the sea at Baga beach in North Goa.
“Two of them managed to come out after a heavy wave pulled all of them into the sea. However, the third, identified as Dinesh, drowned”.
“The dead body was fished out later,” reports said.
The other incident also occurred near a rocky outcrop at Sinquerim beach, located in North Goa, when a wave pulled Sasikumar Vasan, 33, also a native of Tamil Nadu, into the sea, resulting in his drowning.
Post mortem examinations in both cases have been conducted and the bodies will be handed over to their relatives soon, the reports said.
Earlier on June 11, a group of 14 tourists from Akola had arrived in Goa by a train around 4 am
Despite specific signages that were put up along the shoreline warning people against venturing into the sea, the group went in at 6am, media reports said.