By Our Correspondent,
Thrissur, Oct 21 (IVC) Five students of S M N V College, Malumuchampatty near Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) died of drowning when they were taking bath in a river in Valppara in Thrissr District Oct 20 afternoon , police said.
Police gave the names of the deceased Nabel (20), Ajay (20), Sarath (20), and brother s Danushkumar (20) and Vineethkumar (23)..All hailed from Coimbatore city.
The mishap occurred when the first student was trapped in the flow of water and others died of drowning in their futile attempt to save the life of their friend.
In all there were 10 students and they had come to see the beauty of Vaalppara and its periphery and they had come on five motor bikes, police said.
The bodies were recovered by the fire personnel yesterday evening and they were sent to Pollachi Government Medical College Hospital for post mortem examination, the police said.