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Belthangady : Engineering student feared drowned while making merry with friends

Belthangady : Engineering student feared drowned while making merry with friends

Mangalore Today News Network

Belthangady, Dec 7, 2015 : A 19 year old engineering student  is feared drowned  n the Holegandi river  near the Parashurama Temple near Kokkada  while enjoying a swim along  with his friends on December 6, Sunday.

Engineering student feared drowned while making merry with friendsThe missing student is Ajay. He was the only son of  Lakshminarayan Bhat of Parpikal and was a first year student at SDM Engineering College, Ujire. It has been gathered that he  had been to the river along with his friends Annesh, Chandan Khare and Vrikshavardhan  at around 1 pm to swim.

Ironically, of the four friends only Ajay was adept at swimming while others were not, giving room for some doubt.  Sources say Ajay who was  having a bath  had suddenly  begun o scream for help and the efforts  of his friends to rescue him went in vain.

 The boys soon informed those at the temple and a search for Ajay was of little help.  Later, a team of expert divers from Golitottu and Nelyady arrived and began searching for Ajay. Uppinangady SI   Timmappa Naik and other police personnel were present during the search operations.

Search is expected to resume today.

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Jayprakash Kini, mangalore/Dubai Mon, December-7-2015, 12:12

Recently so many guys me a watery grave we read the news but fall in the same ditch carelessly. The guys when they are accompanied by friends are unaware of the happenings around.

Rohith Pai, Mangalore Sun, December-6-2015, 11:44

How sad? The guys risk their life. The parents are the sufferers.

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