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Rajasthan: 17 devotees going to visit Kaila Devi drown in Chambal river, 3 bodies recovered, rescue operation underway

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A painful news has come out from Karauli district of Rajasthan. Where on Saturday, 17 devotees going to visit Kaila Devi in ​​Mandrayal area of ​​Karauli drowned in the Chambal river. The rescue team has taken out 10 people safely. At the same time, bodies of 3 people have been recovered. At present, the missing people are being searched with the help of NDRF and other teams and divers. This created panic among the people. People started screaming, pleading for help.

At the same time, in this case, the villagers told that a group of 17 people of Kushwaha community, residents of Silaichaun village of Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh, were going for the pilgrimage of Kaila Devi, for this the group of pedestrians passed through the water at Rodhai Ghat in Chambal. Started coming out Meanwhile, due to sudden strong current of water and slipping of feet, all the pedestrians were swept away in the Chambal river.

Rescue team started rescue operation

As soon as the information about the drowning of the people was received, the police immediately reached the spot. This information was given to the rescue team, the rescue team immediately reached the spot and along with the local people started the rescue operation. The rescue team has so far pulled out a total of 10 people safely from the river. At the same time, the dead bodies of 3 people have been recovered by the team. The rescue operation is currently underway, the team is searching for the remaining people.

Let us inform that every year Lakkhi fair is held in the famous Kaila Devi temple located in Karauli before Chaitra Navratri. In this, devotees from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and many other states reach. There is also a large number of pedestrians during this time. At the same time, this year Lakkhi Mela is starting from March 19, Sunday. For this only devotees have started reaching Kaila Devi temple.

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