Tragedy in Lonavala: Navy Divers Rescue Effort

Indian Navy divers are currently conducting a search and rescue operation near Bhushi dam in Lonavala, Maharashtra, following the tragic drowning of a woman and four children at a waterfall.

Sumit Kumar
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Tragedy in Lonavala

By A Staff Reporter

A tragic incident unfolded near Bhushi dam in Lonavala, Maharashtra, where a woman and four children drowned at a waterfall. Indian Navy divers from INS Shivaji have launched a rigorous search and rescue operation since early this morning to recover the bodies.

District Collector Suhas Diwase provided updates, stating, "We commenced the rescue operation at 8 am. INS Shivaji divers are currently deploying their best efforts despite adverse weather conditions. The rising water levels due to rain and windy conditions are posing challenges, intermittently disrupting the rescue efforts. However, we are committed to recovering the bodies."