Three members of a family drowns at Kaup beach

1:50 PM, Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Kaup beach tragedy Udupi : The family picnic turned to a tragic incident after three members of a family including a teenager after they were swept away by a high tide at Kaup beach in Udupi district on Oct 25, Saturday evening.

The locals retrieved the body of Jagadish Rao (40), a resident of Karkala after a half an hour while the body of his cousin Sunil Rao, a resident of Sanur, and nephew Harsha (14), a student from Bangalore has not yet found.

The locals who saw the incident had rescued their relatives Harishchandra (45) and Prajwal (14) from drowning.

According to locals the family of dozen members who came for excursion had jumped into the water and began to swim in spite of continuous warning from local people.

Wife and two children of deceased Jagdish Rao and mother, brother and sister of Sunil Rao were present at the beach when the tragedy took place.

Karkala MLA Sunil Kumar visited the spot.

Kaup beach tragedy

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