Udupi, April 28, 2018: In a tragic incident a 19 year old youth drowned at Kaup beach on Saturday evening. The deceased has been identified as Kishore. As per initials reports, another person from the group has been taken to hospital and searches are still on for the body of Kishore.
Four people from Mangaluru and three people from Bengaluru had come to Kaup beach for a picnic. At the time the tragedy occurred, the lifeguards were not present. As per normal practice, the lifeguards go away for lunch and all aquatic activities cease when the lifeguards are away. Sources said that locals had also warned the youngsters not to venture into the sea due to bad weather conditions. Apparently the youngster did not heed the warnings.
For now, Police personnel have been stationed at the beach.