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Experienced swimmer drowns in Kolkata pool

Kolkata, Aug 11 :-- A 67-year-old national level swimmer reportedly drowned in a swimming pool in central Kolkata's  College Square area on Friday morning.


According to eyewitnesses accounts, Kajol Dutta, a retired employee of Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), had started swimming in College Square Swimming Pool at around 7:15 am. like other days and he went missing in the pool.


Other swimmers of the pool and divers from city police's Disaster Management Group (DMG) are carrying out under-water search operations since 12 pm., but the  body  has not been traced so far.




Kajal Dutta was the swimming pool's trainer and a lifesaver.


A police official said that Kajol Dutta was unmarried and a resident of Baithakkhana Road area near Sealdah in north Kolkata.

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