Girl goes missing after falling into river at Haroa

Girl goes missing after falling into river at Haroa

first_imgKolkata: A girl went missing after falling into river Bidyadhari at Haroa in North 24-Parganas. The incident took place on Wednesday. Police said that the girl was playing on the bank of the river with her sister and another boy, who is her neighbour. Preliminary investigation has revealed that the girl had slipped and accidentally fell into the river when she went to take water from the river. The two others also jumped into the river to save her. But none of them could return to the bank due to the high tide. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeSome boatmen found them crying for help and took necessary steps to save them from getting washed away by the high tide. The boatmen managed to rescue two of them with one remaining missing. The police were informed about the matter. Policemen from the local police station went to the spot and initiated rescue work. Later, officers of the Disaster Management Group (DMG) also stepped into action and took all necessary measures to find the girl. Many people gathered at the bank of the river when they came to know about the incident.last_img

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