Three other folks drowned in an birth smartly at Vadamula in Devala, the Nilgiris, on Tuesday evening.
Police known the deceased as S. Suganya alias Ruby (20), her brother S. Tamilalagan (24), and their neighbour A. Sathyaseelan alias Murali (24).
Police acknowledged the three had ventured right into a reserve woodland, encroached on by a coffee plantation, to acquire firewood. It’s miles believed that Suganya did now not space an uncovered smartly that became overgrown with vegetation, and she or he fell within. Tamilagan is declared to have jumped in after her to rescue her, plummeting bigger than 70 feet into the smartly.
Sathyaseelan had grabbed a rope and became making an strive to pull each and every Suganya and Tamilalagan out when he too fell within, and all three other folks drowned. Fireplace and rescue service personnel moreover to police were known as to the site, and the our bodies were retrieved.
Investigation is on.