Farmer drowns in flash flood

Last Updated: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 14:19

Akola: A 50-year-old farmer riding a
bullockcart was washed away while one of his two daughters is
still missing in a flash flood at village Wadgaon in Jalgaon
Jaunod taluka of Buldana district, police said today.

The dead body of the deceased identified as Devidas
Sitaram Nimbalkar was later found around 1 km away from the
spot where he was trying to cross a swollen river last
evening, they said.

While his daughter Archana (18) is still missing, her
sibling Damini (17) and another girl identified as Sheetal had
a miraculous escape.

The dead body of Sitaram was later found at a distance
of 1-1/2 km.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 14:19

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