4 Indians drowned off an unpatrolled seashore at Phillip Island in Australia’s Victoria on Wednesday. The victims – a person and two ladies of their 20s and one other lady in her 40s – belonged to an prolonged household, native media reported.
The Indian Excessive Fee in Canberra shared the information and stated the Consulate Normal in Melbourne is in contact with the sufferer’s mates.
“Coronary heart breaking tragedy in Australia: 4 Indians misplaced their lives in a drowning incident at Phillip Island, Victoria. Deepest condolences to households of the victims. @cgimelbourne crew is in contact with mates of the deceased for all crucial help,” stated the embassy.
The primary try to save lots of the group on the Forrest Caves seashore was made round 3:30 pm by off-duty lifeguards.
Three of them had died on the scene whereas the fourth sufferer – in her 20s – was flown to a hospital in Melbourne in a essential situation. She later died, reported information.com.au.
The 43-year-old sufferer was holidaying in Australia whereas the opposite three lived close to Melbourne, stated Victoria cop Karen Nyholm.
Phillip Island is thought for its sea caves and Forrest Caves is a well-liked vacationer seashore recognized amongst locals for its harmful swimming spots with no lifeguards.
In 2018, two Indians had drowned in Australia’s Moonee seashore whereas one other went lacking. They have been from the identical household that hailed from Telangana.
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