14 Students Reportedly Died Drowning In Murud Beach, Near Alibagh
In an unexpected incident 14 young students, aged between 19 and 23 of Inaamdaar College Pune , were drowned while swimming off a beach in Raigad district, at Murud Beach near Alibaug, today.
In this accident, atleast 10 boys and 3 girls were reported dead. This group of students had come here on the beach for a short picnic before the incident occured.
The following are the names believed to be of the children drowned, as submitted by our local reporter: Shifaa Kaazi Sumaayaa Ansaari Yusuf Ansaari Supriyaa Paal Faarhin Sayyeed Iftikhar Shekh Saajid Chaudhari Raj Taanjini Swapnaali Sangat Samreen Shaikh Shaafia Ansari Rafia Ansaari and Sana Muneer. As per eye witness, the reason for drowning is said to be the surprise low tide that pulled all the students into the water. Murud beach in Maharastra is a popular destination with locals who prefer the area to the more tourist-focused state of Goa.