Raipur: Two tourists hailing from Madhya Pradesh were successfully rescued after Amritdhara Falls—a popular tourist spot in Koriya district inundated.
As per police sources, Dinesh Singh and Hema Singh, residents of village Dola Bijuri of Madhya Pradesh had come for a picnic at Amritdhara waterfalls. The weather was pleasant and dry when they reached, however they were stranded at the spot due to sudden rain and heavy floods. They tried to cross the river but in vain.
Soon after receiving information from the eyewitnesses, outpost in-charge Om Prakash Dubey immediately made a rescue team who rushed to the spot to help the duo. The whole team including Mumtaz, Constable Tusant Patle, Constable Sanjay Kol, Constable Nandlal Toppo and in-charge Om Prakash Dubey, PA Ramroop Singh, R. Roshan Ekka and soldier Sanjay Bhagat risked their lives to save the tourists. Their efforts are being highly appreciated by the locals and authorities.
Outpost Incharge Nagpur Om Prakash Dubey said that our team's commando-trained soldiers rescued in a very difficult situation and saved the life of the young man and woman within about 1 hour. Every moment was getting valuable for us, because the water level was rising significantly and till the time the rescue team came from Baikunthpur, the danger to the life of the young girl was also increasing.