116 tourists rescued from Kharghar Hills

On Sunday, people from nearby areas managed to evade police and trek to the hills.

At least 116 tourists, including 78 women and five children, were rescued by police and a team of fire officials after they got stranded at Kharghar Hills in Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai on Sunday.

 

According to the police, entry to the Kharghar Hills and Pandavkada waterfall in Panvel area has been restricted owing to accidents during monsoon in the past.

 

However, on Sunday, people from nearby areas managed to evade police and trek to the hills from sector 5 in Kharghar.

 

The police said due to heavy rain the water level of a stream behind the golf course increased due to which the tourists got stranded.

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