SIX persons drowned in the sea at Ekadara beach in Murud Janjeera in Raigarh on Sunday. The all persons were from Chembur in eastern Mumbai.
According to police 15 people hired a mini-bus and went for a picnic at Murud in Maharashtra’s Raigad district. While they were enjoying the picnic, six of them ventured into the waters for swimming and drowned. The bodies were brought to Murud government hospital for post mortem.
The deceased have been identified as Rohit Jhala, Vinod Zalai, Sanjay Panchal, Dinesh Pawar, Dilip Gole and Shankar Chavan (all in the age group of 40-45 years).