Girl drowns while trying to take selfie


A 17-year-old girl, a resident of Chunabhatti, drowned after trying to take a selfie on the tetrapods at Marine Drive during high tide on Tuesday.

The incident took place at around 2.30 pm on Tuesday, when the victim identified as Preeti Pise, was out with her friends, and the high tide pulled her in. The police struggled to retrieve the victim’s body during the high-tide.

According to the police, her body was immediately rushed to the Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital in Fort.

The Marine Drive police has registered a case of accidental death and has appealed to the general public to be careful and refrain from venturing deep into the sea during high tide.

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