Mangaluru: The lifeguards from the Panambur Beach Tourism Development Project posted at the Panambur beach have saved over 150 persons from drowning so far.
Keeping their good record, they saved another four in the early hours of Saturday, Sep 12. They were among a group of seven employees of Mphasis and residents of Tin Factory locality in the state capital.
Around 6-45 am, as they kept enjoying themselves in water, four of them faced the risk of drownin. They were Vishwanath Swami (25), son of Kashidhar, Sunil (23), son of Narasimha, Suhas (21), son of Suresh and Kartik (24), son of Chandrappa.
The lifegaurds were assisted by Francis D’Souza, a shopkeeper at the beach. This has taken the total number of lives saved by them so far to 154.