Six family members drowned at a scenic location during a family excursion that turned tragic. At the Ramdaha Falls in Chhattisgarh, India, two sisters from a family outing of 15 doves in.
On Sunday, August 28, Shraddha and Shweta Singh, sisters who are 14 and 22, were attempting to take a photo in the lake when the younger sister lost her balance and ran into trouble.
In an effort to save the sisters, relatives jumped into the plunge pool holding hands, including brother Himanshu Singh, 18, cousin Rishabh Singh, 24, and his wife Sulekha Singh, 22.
Ratnesh Singh, 26, and his brother Abhay Singh, 22, are also in to assist. But according to witnesses, all of the family members started to struggle in the water within a short period of time. Authorities were notified by horrified onlookers. Unfortunately, Sulekha was the only one who was saved.
Sulekha, a patient from Madhya Pradesh, is still in critical condition and is receiving treatment. To find the missing, the police used divers from the State Disaster Emergency Relief Force. On Sunday, August 28, three bodies were found, and on Monday, August 29, three more were found floating in the sea.
The bodies were transported for an autopsy before being returned to the family’s remaining members, Korea District Magistrate Kuldeep Sharma told the Times of India. The popular picnic area has signs warning tourists not to take a swim in the water, according to the police.
This unfortunate tragedy occurred less than six months after three guys from the Madhya Pradesh district of Umaria drowned at the same location.