The unfortunate incident took place on Friday evening. On getting the information about the incident, the fire brigade immediately rushed to the spot. Local residents also reached there. Together they pulled these 5 people out of the sea. The three rescued persons were admitted to the nearby KEM and Hinduja hospitals.
These children were living side by side in Valmiki Chowk area of Koliwada, Worli. These children went to play in the sea from Vikas Galli near Hanuman Mandir around 3 pm on Friday. At that time the sea was ebbing. But while they were playing, they must not have guessed the water and due to this all these children started drowning in the sea water.
Local citizens rescued three of these children, Kartiki, Aryan and Om, from the sea. But Karthik Choudhary and Savita Pal both drifted away. These two were found after searching. Kartiki Patil was admitted to KEM Hospital. Four others were admitted to Hinduja Hospital.
Doctors declared Karthik Chaudhary and Savita Pal dead after being admitted to the hospital. Doctors said that he died due to excess sea water in his body and asphyxiation. So, Karthiki is kept in KEM Hospital and Aryan Chaudhary is kept on ventilator in Hinduja Hospital. It is reported that Om Pal’s condition is stable.