Karwar: A 23-year-old youth was missing after a crocodile dragged him into the Kali River. The youth has been identified as Arshad Khan Raichur, a resident of Patel Nagar in Dandeli.
The forest department and fire and emergency department staff are searching for the youth. Dandeli police said that the incident happened on Monday evening.
A local said that a crocodile dragged him into the water while he was washing his hands on the bank of the river. The police said that the youth was a worker working as a fabricator, and as usual, before going home, he went to the river to wash his hands, but in no time, a crocodile dragged him into the water. The locals informed the police and fire personnel, and the search was on, they said.
This is the second such incident to occur in Dandeli, with the first occurring in October of last year.
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