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Search on for lacking college students in Krishna river

Amaravati: Rescue operations continued in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district the place 5 college students went lacking on Friday whereas taking a shower within the Krishna river.

Officers stated on Saturday that two our bodies had been recovered whereas search was persevering with for 3 others.

Personnel of Nationwide Catastrophe Response Drive (NDRF) with the help of fishermen and divers had been finishing up search operations.

A gaggle of scholars from Vijayawada and aged between 13 and 17 had gone to the river close to Yenamalakuduru for taking bathtub. Initially taking bathtub on the banks, they entered into the deep water and began drowning.

One of many college students sitting close to the river cried for assist. Some fishermen rushed to the rescue and pulled out one of many boys safely whereas one other managed to swim to security.

Alerted by the locals, police rushed to the world and with the assistance of income and different departments launched a rescue operation. Later, NDRF personnel additionally joined.

Our bodies of E. Gunasekhar (14) and T. Kamesh (15), college students of ninth and tenth courses respectively, had been recovered late Friday. The rescue operation resumed Saturday morning to hint remaining boys. M. Balu, a scholar of intermediate second 12 months, Shaikh Hussain of ninth class and Shaikh Baji of eighth class had been nonetheless lacking.

In response to police, the scholars from totally different faculties and a few drop-outs who had been all buddies had collectively gone to the river to take bathtub.

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