A woman tourist from Russia drowned while bathing in the sea at Puri in Orissa today, police said.
The 45-year-old woman, identified as Valutca Irina, was dragged into the sea by an undercurrent while
bathing with five other foreigners near Swargadwar, Sea Beach Police Station in-charge officer Amulya Kumar said.
Though the woman was rushed to a nearby government hospital, the doctors could not save her, Mr Kumar
She was among a 60-member group of foreigners visiting Puri and was scheduled to leave on Thursday, Mr Kumar added. Her husband, an ISKON devotee at Kolkata, has been informed, he said.sea bath puri sea beach