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A hero who saved two boys from drowning in a waterfall died after being pulled underneath the water.

Mohananeethan Muruganantharajah, referred to as Mohan, was on vacation in the Brecon Beacons together with his nieces when the tragedy occurred earlier this month.

The man, 27, raced into the water at Sgwd Y Pannwr waterfall after two children acquired into issue.

The certified pilot managed to save lots of the boys however then was dragged underneath the water and acquired caught underneath a shelf.

Rescue groups have been known as however Mr Muruganantharajah couldn’t be saved and his physique was recovered the next morning. A autopsy was unable to offer a explanation for demise.

South Wales Central space coroner Patricia Morgan adjourned the inquest to a date to be mounted.

Mr Muruganantharajah labored at an off-licence in Swansea however was initially from Sri Lanka.

A tribute from his badminton membership in Swansea stated: “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Mohan.

“He touched the lives of so many and brought warmth and love to all who knew him with his never-ending smile.

“Thank you for your love, support, and compassion during this challenging time.”

His household are calling for extra warning indicators concerning the risks the waterfall poses. Sgwd Y Pannwr is 40ft excessive and is common with walkers.