Three Tourists From Mumbai Feared Drowned In Rishikesh: Police

One of them was first swept away by the strong currents of the river. The other two jumped in to save her but were washed away too, the police said.

Three Tourists From Mumbai Feared Drowned In Rishikesh: Police

The three tourists had gone to bathe in the Ganga when the incident happened: Cops (Representational)

Rishikesh:

Three tourists from Mumbai were swept away by the swirling waters of the Ganga on Wednesday, police said.

The three tourists had gone to bathe in the Ganga when the incident happened, Muni ki Reti Senior police official (SHO) Kamal Mohan Bhandari said.

One of them was first swept away by the strong currents of the river. The other two jumped in to save her but were washed away too, Mr Bhandari said.

Police and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel are searching for them.

The tourists have been identified as Melrai Dante, Madhushree Khursange and Apporva Kelkar, Bhandari said.