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Two IAF Staffers Drown in Waterfall in Madhya Pradesh's Betul

The staffers from the IAF's Amla station were on a picnic. (Representative Photo: ANI)

The staffers from the IAF's Amla station were on a picnic. (Representative Photo: ANI)

The incident occurred when a group of nine IAF staffers went for a picnic at Dhanora Parasdoh, some 35 km from the Betul district headquarters

Two airmen of the Indian Air Force drowned in a waterfall while they were on a picnic in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district, police said on Saturday.

The incident occurred when a group of nine IAF staffers went for a picnic at Dhanora Parasdoh, some 35 km from the Betul district headquarters, on Friday, an official said.

The staffers from the IAF’s Amla station were on a picnic at Dhanora Parasdoh when two of them drowned while bathing in the waterfall, sub-divisional officer of police (SDOP) Bhupendra Singh Maurya said.

Airmen Vishnudutt and Yogendra Dhakad, both in their early 20s, went missing in the waterfall. Rescuers reached the spot after being alerted and the bodies were fished on Saturday morning, he said.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed - PTI)