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5 women tourists drown in Cauvery; 43 rescued

None | ByPress Trust of India, Dharmapuri
Mar 28, 2006 02:15 AM IST

Dharmapuri, Mar 27 (PTI) Five women, who were part of a tourist team of 48, were drowned in the Cauvery at Hogennakal today, police said.

Five women, who were part of a tourist team of 48, were drowned in the Cauvery at Hogennakal on Monday, police said.

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The 48 tourists, from Indira Nagar in Bangalore, were bathing in the river at its Crocodile Bank, when the strong currents washed away the five women.

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The rest 43 were rescued by fire service personnel, police and the public, they said.

The five bodies were not yet recovered, police said.

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