Overflowing Nalas in the city has yet claimed another life in Saroornagar within 24-hours of 12-year-old girl Sumedha’s tragic death in Neredmet. The body of Naveen Kumar who got washed away last evening in Saroornagar tank was found this evening by the NDRF team.
Naveen, an electrician by profession got washed away accidentally last evening in Tapovan colony while trying to help an old couple in crossing an overflowing bridge across a drain. The NDRF teams were pressed into service who launched a massive hunt.
Initial reports claimed that an unidentified person riding a scooter got washed away. But later was identified as Naveen, an electrician in Almasguda. He is survived by a wife and two kids. The body has been sent for postmortem.
Here is the video of Naveen being washed away in drain water yesterday: