Youth drowns in Godavari river, body recovered
Body of a youth who drowned in the Godavari river near Someshwar waterfall was found today.
According to police sources, a 22-years-old youth hailing from Ashwamegh colony in Peth Road area, drowned in the river near Someshwar waterfall yesterday.
The deceased identified as Pravin Fakira Ahire and his friends went to the Someshwar waterfall. The waterfall was in full flow. The youths started clicking photographs when one of the boys fell in the river. To save him, Ahire jumped in the river but he was washed away.
His friends cried for help. Other swimmers, who were present on the spot, tried to help, but they failed to trace Ahire.
Fire brigade jawans rushed to the spot and till late evening they were trying to search Ahire in the water.
Due to dark, fire brigade stopped the search operation. Today, police and fire brigade restarted their search operation around 1130 hrs and recovered his body and hand over to relatives.
(Posted on 28-04-2014)