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Family of 5 drown in Hemagudda Lake near Gangavati

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Koppal: Five members of a family including 4 children from Hyderabad drowned in Hemagudda Lake of Gangavati taluk in Koppal district on November 6. The tragic incident occurred after a group of tourists from Hyderabad visited Durgaparameshwari temple here and later ventured into the lake for swimming.

Raghavendra (35), his children Pavithra (14), Pournika, Pavani (12) and Ashish (14) have been identified as the deceased. All lost their lives when father of four children, Raghavendra tried to rescue his kids from drowning.

The dead bodies have been retrieved from the lake soon after the incident with the support of local swimmers. The relatives remained inconsolable after the tragic incident, stated eye witnesses.

A police case has been registered at Gangavati Police Station.

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