MEG soldiers rescue man from lake

MEG soldiers rescue man from lake

MEG soldiers rescue man from lake
Army personnel of the Madras Engineer Group and Centre in Bengaluru rescued a man who accidentally fell into the Halasuru lake recently. The victim, identified as Chandrashekharan, in his fifties is a resident of Halasuru and had come for a morning walk to the lake.

He accidentally slipped into the water on Monday at around 6 am in front of the main entrance of the MEG and Centre. A few civilians and passersby who noticed him struggling in the water informed the army personnel on duty at the main gate.

The sentries immediately alerted the Quick Reaction Team (QRT) who rushed to the spot. Naik Srinivasa Rao of MEG and Centre along with his team came with a boat, jumped into the lake and rescued Chandrashekharan who was drowning. The victim was brought out of the water, given first aid and then sent home, said a spokesperson from defence.
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