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
Raigad police and river rafters carried out a rescue operation soon after receiving an alert.(HT Photo)
Raigad police and river rafters carried out a rescue operation soon after receiving an alert.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2017 02:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

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. (HT Photo)
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.

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