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Three tourists drown in Bay of Bengal

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Three tourists, including a seven-year-old girl, were drowned while bathing in the sea in South 24 Pargas district in West Bengal, police said on Sunday. The incident took place at Henry’s Island sea beach, about 130 km from Kolkata. Somraj Gupta of Kasba in south Kolkata got swept away along with his seven-year-old daughter Samrima while bathing on Saturday afternoon, a police officer said. A family friend, Rishita Pramanik, also got drowned. According to police, a total of six members of two families from Kolkata had gone on a pleasure trip to the Henry’s Island. The three got pulled into the sea by the tidal waves. The bodies have been recovered. (IANS)

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