Pune: Tourist Drowns At Pavana Lake Campsite

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Mehab Qureshi

Pune, November 1, 2020: A 33-year-old tourist drowned while swimming in the Pavana lake campsite at Bramhanoli. The incident took place today morning.

The deceased has been identified as Saurabh Malik, a resident of Lonavala. Malik studies yoga at Kaivalyadham college in Lonavala.

According to police, Saurabh and three of his friends had set up tent camping near the Pavana Dam area. While the water waves were high, all the three friends stepped inside the water around 10 am to swim.

Shortly afterwards, Saurabh drowned due to the unpredictability of the water. His friends and others tried to save him by expelling him out of the water body.

However, when he was rushed to Pavana Nagar Rural hospital, the doctors declared him dead.