Puri: A youth met a watery grave while taking bath in the sea here today.
The deceased was identified as Raghubenandra Gurjar (18), a resident of Gwalior district in Madhya Pradesh.
According to reports, Raghubenandra along with his maternal uncle identified as Raghuveer Gurjar had visited Puri sea on Saturday. While taking bath in the sea, he fell down after being hit by a high tide and could not come out of it. After the tide receded, his family found him unconscious on the beach.
His rushed him to the Puri District Headquarters Hospital, where the doctor declared him dead.
On receiving information about it, the Sea beach police reached the spot for investigation.