Two women IBM staffers drown at Kashid beach



Alibaug (Maha): Two women employees of IT firm IBM from Pune Sunday drowned at Kashid beach in Raigad district, about 40 km from here, police said.

Pooja Rao (21) and Pavani P (22), both working at the software firm's IT Park office at Hinjewadi in Pune, were swept away by strong currents at the beach off the Arabian sea, they said.

The victims were part of a group of picnickers comprising six men and nine women, police said, adding, efforts were on to trace the bodies.

PTI