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WATCH: Heavy rain, rising water levels, daring operation to save 55 Mumbai students trapped near waterfall

Mumbai city news: Students were trapped between two streams of the Kundalika river, said officials

mumbai Updated: Jul 11, 2017 14:58 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Raigad police and river rafters carried out a rescue operation soon after receiving an alert.
Raigad police and river rafters carried out a rescue operation soon after receiving an alert. (HT Photo)
         

Heavy rains, rising water levels, no way out — this is what 55 students from two colleges stranded near a Raigad waterfall had to contend with on Sunday.

Fortunately, Raigad police and river rafters carried out a rescue operation soon after receiving an alert.

The students are all smiles after the successful rescue mission.
The students are all smiles after the successful rescue mission. ( HT Photo )

Additional superintendent of police, Sanjay Patil, said the students went to Devkund waterfalls near Bhira village in Raigad, but got trapped between two streams of the Kundalika river.

First Published: Jun 26, 2017 09:39 IST