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World Bank Economist Drowns off Kuta Beach, Bali

38-Year-Old Economist Was on Working Visit to Bali When She Drowned Off Double Six Beach in Bali

A Senior Economist employed by the World Bank, Aakansha Pande (38), drowned off Double Six Beach in Bali on Saturday, July 17, 2018.

As reported by Beritabali.com, the American economist was on a working visit to Bali to check on preparations for the Ocotber 2018 IMF-World Bank Conference was reportedly swimming at around 5:00 pm when she was swept out to see by strong currents. Although lifeguards on duty came to the woman’s assistance and brought her to shore in a weekened condition, she was pronounced dead on arrival at the Siloam Hospital in Kuta.

Pande was on a working holiday in Bali with her husnamd Ziad Haider and 6 colleagues.

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