Bhatkal, May 11,2017 : Two students who were enjoying a bath in the sea at Kumta, drowned while three others were rescued on May 10, Wednesday evening.
The deceased are Francis Briganza (18) and Prajwal (19). A group of students from Haliyala had come to Kumta beach for a picnic when tragedy struck.
A total of five students were playing in the waters when they started drowning. Locals who rushed to help managed to rescue three of them.
The bodies of the drowned students are yet to be recovered.