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2 days after Mumbai floods, missing doctor's body found at Worli seashore

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 31, 2017, 10:11 am IST
Updated Aug 31, 2017, 2:58 pm IST
Dr Amarapurkar was missing on Tuesday during the deluge, after he abandoned his car and decided to walk home.
Deepak Amarapurkar, a renowned doctor, went missing last evening when heavy rains engulfed Mumbai. (Photo: Brihan Mumbai Police | Facebook)
 Deepak Amarapurkar, a renowned doctor, went missing last evening when heavy rains engulfed Mumbai. (Photo: Brihan Mumbai Police | Facebook)

Mumbai: Dr Deepak Amrapurkar, who was suspected to have fallen into an open manhole during the Mumbai deluge on Tuesday, was found dead as his body washed ashore at Worli on Thursday, reported ANI.

Indian Medical Association Mumbai chapter criticised Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and wrote to BMC Commissioner seeking inquiry into the death of the doctor. 

 

A gastroenterologist by profession, Dr Amarapurkar was missing since Tuesday, after he abandoned his car and decided to walk near his home in Elphinstone Road railway station.

He was carrying an umbrella with him, which was later found near the manhole.

The police had registered a missing person’s complaint, and the fire brigade had launched a search operation to trace Dr Amrapurkar.

Seven people died in separate incidents across Mumbai after rains lashed the city and the neighbouring areas.

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