Three drown during Ganesh idol immersion in Nashik

Three persons drowned while immersing idols during the conclusion of the ten-day Ganesh festival here, police said Thursday.

Nashik: Three persons drowned while immersing idols during the conclusion of the ten-day Ganesh festival here, police said Thursday.

Two youths, identified as Vaibhav Pandit Shinde (17) and Sagar Janardan Bachhav (20), drowned in a pond at Vahegaon last evening while immersing Ganpati idol, they said.

Besides, one Vijay Sakharam Ahire (35) drowned in a pond on Lasalgaon-Palkhed road yesterday during the immersion ceremony.

The three bodies were fished out late last night with the help of locals and handed over to their families after a post-mortem, police added.

PTI

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