Daijiworld Media Network - Kundapur (DV)
Kundapur, Sep 11: In a tragic incident, a woman lost her life while trying to save her drowning child at Nada village here on Saturday September 11. Both the child and the mother died in the incident.
The deceased are identified as the wife and son of journalist Noel Chungigudde, Rosy Riya Pereira (36) and son Shawn (11). The incident was reported while the duo was walking beside a river.
Reportedly, the boy accidently slipped and fell into the river. The mother who tried to save her son also drowned.
The mortal remains of the boy were first retrieved followed by Rosy's body after a while. Gangolli police and fire and emergency service officials rushed to the spot.