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Saddening! Indian father, son swept into Oman sea, daughter missing

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A 42-year-old man hailing from Maharashtra’s Sangli district and his six-year-old son drowned at a beach in Oman while his daughter went missing, a family member said on Wednesday.

Shashikant Mhamane, his wife and their children Shreya (9) and Shreyas (6), who lived in Dubai, were visiting neighbouring Oman on Sunday for a day-long trip, said Mhamane’s brother.

The family hails from Jath in the Sangli district. Shashikant worked in a private firm in Dubai, his brother said.

As per preliminary information, Shreya and Shreyas were swept away by a strong wave while playing in the water and Shashikant too drowned while trying to save them.

While his and his son’s bodies were fished out, a search was on for the girl, said Shashikant’s brother, who travelled to Dubai after learning about the tragedy.

The Royal Oman Police said in a tweet that a search was on for the missing child.

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