Panaji, May 1 UNI | 3 months ago

One youth from Hubli Karnataka drowned at Dudsagar waterfall in a river at Collem in south Goa last evening. The deceased was identified as 18 year old Gangadhar Chandrashekar Powar.

Collem Police said, a group of 4 youth from Hubli( Karnataka) including deceased's brother had come to Goa for picnic yesterday by train, After reaching Collem Railway station, all of them walked to Dudsagar waterfall.

Powar, entered into the Signalkond river water to swim, but as he didn't know how to swim he drowned.

When his friends shouted for help, some of the local and tourists rushed and made efforts to save Powar, but in vain.

Later, local youth brought him out of water but he was dead by them.

After information, police rushed to the spot and after registering a case sent the body to Goa medical college hospital Bambolim for post mortem.

(Posted on 01-05-2014)