The final day of Ganesh immersions came with death to as many as 18 people, 14 of them due to drowning, in different incidents across Maharashtra.
Wardha district witnessed the maximum cases of drowning with three people losing their lives in Sawangi, while two others died in a pond in Yavatmal during an idol immersion.
In Ahmednagar district, two persons drowned in separate incidents at Supa and Belvandi, while two died in Jalgaon district of north Maharashtra—one each at Chalisgaon and Jamner.
Ghodegaon and Yavat in Pune district, Lonikand in Satara district, Solapur city and Devli recorded one fatality each on Friday.
Meanwhile, four persons lost their lives in a road accident at Sakkardara area of Nagpur city during idol immersions.