4 youngsters drown in Telangana's Mulugu
Four youngsters who went swimming in Godavari river drowned here at Marikala of Venkatapuram mandal of Mulugu district on Saturday evening.
Getting into details, around 16 people ventured into the stream and four of them were swept in the waters while swimming. The police said that the youth went to the stream to celebrate one of their birthdays. "After having lunch near the stream, the youth ventured into the water for fun. However, 12 persons reached the river bank and four went missing," the police added.
With no trace of them, they informed the police who reached the place and launched efforts to fish out the bodies. They were identified as Srikanth, Karthik, Anvesh and Prakash.
A pall of gloom surrounded in the village with the death of the four youngsters on Diwali.
In another incident, two people drown in Nizam Sagar project at Kalleru mandal of Kamareddy district. They were identified as Shiva and Suneel. The two went to the reservoir for swimming and accidentally slipped into the water.