Mangaluru, July 08, 2019: In a tragic incident reported from Sasihitlu on Sunday, two youth who had ventured into the waters with their friends are feared drowned while two others have been rescued. Tragedy struck when a group of seven youth who had arrived to participate in a marshy field sports meet near Sasihitlu on Sunday, had decided to make merry after they lost in the event in the first round itself.
The two who are feared drowned are Sujith (32 of Bajpe Siddarth Nagar and Guruprasad (28) of Kavoor. Meanwhile Srujan and Karthik of Bajpe have been rescued by locals. Srujan who is severely ill has been admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru.
It is learnt all the four were part of a seven member team from Bajpe Yuva Tiger who had come to take part in the contest. It is said after they lost in the event they had begun playing in the waters despite several warnings from the locals.