Three MBA students drown in Mulshi dam near Pune

first_imgThree business management students of a leading educational institute in Pune drowned on Thursday morning in the waters of the Mulshi dam near here, according to the police.“According to the information we have, seven to eight MBA students had come to Mulshi on picnic on Wednesday. On Thursday morning three of them ventured into the dam waters without gauging the depth,” said an officer attached to the Paud police station.The students — Sangeeta Negi, Shiv Kumar and Shubham Sinha (all in thier early 20s) — were pursuing MBA at the Bharati Vidyapeeth and had gone to Mulshi’s Valane village, a popular picnic spot 45 km from the city, along with friends on May 1. While they were drowning, the other students raised an alarm, he said and a hunt was immediately launched by rescue teams aided by local villagers to retrieve the bodies.“By the time help could reach them, all three went missing. We have fished out all the three bodies and sent them for post-mortem,” said the officer.Sources said while Sangeeta hailed from Delhi, Shubham and Shiv were from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh respectively.College authorities and parents of the three students had been informed of the tragedy.In April 2018, three students from a Chennai-based school, who were part of a summer camp in Katarkhadak village near the Mulshi dam, had drowned.(With PTI inputs)last_img

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