Published On : Mon, Aug 16th, 2021
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Selfie Tragedy: Two brothers drowned while clicking selfie in Gosekhurd dam

Nagpur: Two brothers drowned in Gosekhurd dam while one of them was trying to take a selfie on Sunday. The deceased identified as Mangesh and Vinod Junghare had gone to Gosekhurd dam on the occasion of 75th Independence Day.

In a bid to use the most picturesque background for the frame, Mangesh reportedly slipped into the swirling waters. Seeing him grappling to stay afloat, Vinod dived in to save him. The onlookers were stunned on seeing two men swept away. Some have also filmed the entire episode, the video of which has been taking rounds on social media platforms. Mangesh has a four-year-old boy while Vinod has a year-old girl.

Onlookers then alerted the Police. Following which a squad of cops and CRPF officials approached the spot. Swimmers were also roped in to find the two missing brothers, both residents of Umred. The bodies were fished out following a long search operation. A case of accidental death has been recorded in this regard.