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4 tourists rescued from drowning at Goa's beaches on windy weekend

Patrolling lifesavers rushed to rescue them with watersports operators and locals after their boat was beached, leaving them airborne, he said.
Last Updated : 28 May 2024, 09:10 IST
Last Updated : 28 May 2024, 09:10 IST

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Panaji: Four persons, including an 11-year-old boy, were rescued by the government-appointed lifesaving agency from the beaches of Goa, which witnessed strong winds over the weekend.

An 11-year-old tourist from Hyderabad and his instructor were left stranded due to strong winds while parasailing off Varca beach in South Goa on Saturday, a spokesperson of Drishti Marine Lifesavers said.

Patrolling lifesavers rushed to rescue them with watersports operators and locals after their boat was beached, leaving them airborne, he said.

In another incident, a 30-year-old woman from Karnataka was pulled in by a rip current and was rescued by lifesavers, the spokesperson said, adding that similar rescues were carried out in Calangute and Anjuna beaches in North Goa.

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Published 28 May 2024, 09:10 IST

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