World Bank senior economist Aakanksha Pande, 37, died after being swept away by strong waves at Double Six Beach in Seminyak, Bali, on Saturday.
Denpasar Water Police chief Comr. Wayan Kesuma Jaya said Pande, a United States citizen, was swept away by high and strong waves while swimming in the evening.
“She was swept by the waves when she was swimming at the beach in front of Double Six Hotel in Seminyak,” Kesuma Jaya said.
The beach lifeguard immediately tried to save Pande, who resided in Singapore, and took her to Siloam Hospital. However, she was pronounced dead on arrival. “When she arrived at hospital, the doctor declared that she had died,” he added.
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