Goa Tourism dept to deploy lifeguards at Harvalem waterfall

Panaji: Following two deaths at Harvalem waterfall, Goa government has decided to deploy lifeguards at the tourist spot.

The waterfall is around 50 kilometres away from here.

Goa Tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said he has directed tourism department to deploy lifeguards at the waterfall.

A 25-year-old man working as nursing assistance of Military Hospital Panaji died due to drowning at the waterfall today, six days after a Afghanistan national had drowned.

“Indian Navy divers who got the request from Goa government have pulled out body of the Nursing Assistant identified as Periya Swami,” a Naval spokesman said.