Punjabi Youth from Nabha Dies of Drowning in Canada
Edmonton: A Punjabi youth has died of drowning in a Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada. According to sources, the accident took place on Wednesday and the police recovered his body on Thursday evening. The deceased youth has been identified as Palwinder Singh, 21, of Nabha, City in Punjab, India. RCMP said two men were floating on round inflatable when a wave knocked both of them into the water. People on nearby dinghy helped one man out of the water but could not find the second man. A family friend Maninder Kaloti says Palwinder Singh moved to Edmonton, Canada in November 2018. Singh was not a capable swimmer and had not been wearing a life jacket at the time of the incident, confirmed Kaloti. “The initial information we have that some wave came in and flipped their floaties and he couldn’t put his feet on and couldn’t survive,” said Kaloti.