Two engineering college students drown in Cauvery river near check dam

Two engineering college students drowned while taking a bath in a channel near a check dam across Cauvery river at Jedar Palayam here on Sunday, police said.

PTI| Updated: Dec 21, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

Karur: Two engineering college students drowned while taking a bath in a channel near a check dam across Cauvery river at Jedar Palayam here on Sunday, police said.

The male students, both aged 20 and second year students of Mahendra Engineering college were taking a bath with their four friends when they strayed into deep water and drowned.

Police stopped water flow into the channel to retrieve the bodies and located one of them. A search was on to locate the body of the other student, they said.