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Body of missing former national level swimmer recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Divers today recovered the body of missing former national level swimmer Kajal Dutta from a pool in College Square in the northern part of the city, police said.

Sexagenarian Dutta, also a senior trainer, had gone missing while swimming at the pool yesterday. None had seen him coming out of the water.

Following a search in the pool since yesterday, his body was found trapped under a wooden plank under the pool's diving platform, police said.

Trainers and lifesavers at the swimming club had unsuccessfully searched for Dutta in the pool, following which a team from police's disaster management group initiated a search, police said.

At least 10 divers conducted a thorough search since yesterday morning and found the body today.

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First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 21:48 IST