Malpe: A young tourist sustained minor injuries while parasailing on a winch boat at Malpe Beach on Friday.
AdvertisementThe injured, Ikshyan Chowdhury (12) from Bengaluru, fell from a height of approximately 10 meters, prompting concerns over safety protocols during adventure activities.
The boy was rushed to a private hospital in Udupi, where he is currently undergoing treatment. Reportedly, the accident occurred amidst the operation of boat trips and adventure sports newly introduced for tourists visiting Malpe Beach. Many alleged that the absence of adequate safety measures led to the accident.
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AdvertisementIt is said that MLA Yashpal Suvarna, during a recent Malpe Development Committee meeting, pointed out a lack of emphasis on ensuring tourists’ safety to the Deputy Commissioner.