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Thursday, April 25 2024

Three medical students meet watery grave while taking selfies

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Mandya: Three final year medical students drowned on Thursday reportedly while clicking selfies at an irrigation canal in Hulivana village, which is 180km away from Bengaluru.
The deceased are identified as Sruthi and Jeevan from Bengaluru and Girish from Tumkuru, all aged 24. They were students of Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences.

According to Mandya district police the bodies of two students had been fished out and search was on for the third.

A police officer said, “These three went to the canal with two other students, Goutam Patel and Sindu, to play in the water. They were busy taking selfies when they fell into the 20-feet deep canal. Patel and Sindu were rescued by local people. Jeevan too was rushed to hospital, but was declared brought dead,” he said.

A case of unnatural death has been registered at Keragodu police station. Further probe is on.

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