Two boys swimming off the R K Beach here went missing this evening, police said.
Another boy who was with them was rescued.
The missing boys were identified as M Aditya and K Santhosh, both class-IX students and residents of Subhashnagar.
Inspector of Three-Town police station B Venkata Rao said that four friends from Subhashnagar area had come to the beach and three of them, Aditya, Santhosh and Chaitanya ventured into the water.
A strong current dragged them into deeper water. While Chaitanya was rescued by the community guard V Yellaji, two others could not be traced.
Police have launched a search operation.
Aditya is a student of Pen School at Akkayyapalem branch and Santhosh is student of St Ann's school at Butchirajupalem area in the city.
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