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2 students drown in Kumta ; 3 others rescued

Mangalore Today News Network

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.

Kumta beach

 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.