Picnic turns tragic; 1 drowns, 3 go missing at Kalingapatnam beach

Andhra Pradesh

SRIKAKULAM: One picnicker drowned at sea and three others went missing at Kalingapatnam beach in Gara Mandal on Sunday.

According to the police report, a group of six students from a private junior college in Srikakulam went for a picnic to Kalingapatnam beach, one student drowned at the sea while three others went missing.

Anaparti Sudheer, Sheik Abdul, Sivarami Reddy, Yajamaya Panda and Kurumuri Sandeep ventured into the sea. Another group member Lingala Rajasimham stayed ashore.  

According to the media report, Marine police rescued Abdul Sheikh, the body of Sudheer washed ashore later, and Sivarami Reddy, Panda and Sandeep went missing.

As per the report, the rescue operations are underway to locate three missing students.

Gara Police station Sub Inspector Lavanya informed that marine police and STF teams have been deployed to conduct search operations.

A case under section 174 of CrPC has been filed.


With inputs from Media report

Image: Representative Purpose 

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 0.00 (0 Votes)

Sign up via our free email subscription service to receive notifications when new information is available.

Follow us on Facebook