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Four engineering students drown in pond in AP

Press Trust of India  |  Amaravati 

Four engineering students drowned in a pond in Andhra Pradesh's district, a said today.

The victims, three third year students and one of first year of the in Eluru, went to a guava orchard last evening.

They later got into the Vatluru village pond apparently for having a bath and drowned, the said over phone.

The deceased, in their earlier 20s, were identified as G Vijaya Sankar, K Harikrishna Raju, ASK Parasuram (all in third year of mechanical engineering course) and Kota Sai (in first year of and chemical engineering).

The bodies were fished out from the pond this morning, the said.

The postmortem was conducted at the district headquarters hospital in Eluru and later the bodies were handed over to the kin, he said.

A case has been registered in connection with the incident, he added.

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First Published: Sun, January 07 2018. 16:40 IST