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A fun trip with friends on Wednesday morning went wrong for two teenagers when they drowned in Ramtek's Ambala lake in Nagpur district. The deceased have been identified as Nisarg Prabhakar Wagh (18), a resident of Seminary Hills, and Kunal Ashok Neware (18), a resident of Ravi Nagar in Nagpur.
As per reports, Nisarg and Kunal along with their friends - Abhinav Jichkar, Pranay Wasnik, Tanmay Kumbhare and Laxmikant Babdilwar (all class XII students) - has reached Ramtek at around 8:30 am on Wednesday. The boys had rented a car (MH 43 BP 5608) through an app for the travel from Nagpur to Ramtek.
As the Ramtek temple was closed due to COVID pandemic, the boys went to Ambala lake. At the lake, Nisarg, Kunal, Pranay and Laxmikant ventured into deep water. After some time, Nisarg, Kunal and Pranay started drowning. While Laxmikant pulled Pranay out of the lake, Kunal and Nisarg could not be saved.
As Ramtek Police got to know of the incident, a team led by Senior PI Pramod Makeshwar and PSI Shivaji Borkar reached the spot. A SDRF team searched for the body of both the boys but could only find Nisarg's body. The search operation was stopped in the night and resumed on Thursday to search for Kunal's body.