Puri: In a tragic incident, two college students drowned in sea in Odisha’s Puri while taking bath this morning.
The deceased have been identified as Rajat Pandey (22) of Jamshedpur and Md Ibad (22) of Delhi. Both were students of Piloo Mody College of Architecture in Cuttack.
According to reports, five boy students and a girl student of the college had come to the sea beach early this morning by three motorcycles without informing hostel authorities.
While bathing in the sea near Hotel Vijoya International, two of them got swept away and drowned.
Their friends sought help from local fishermen, who recovered the lifeless bodies from the sea.
Police have seized the bodies for post-mortem. The four students have been detained for questioning.