Two teenagers drown in 80-foot deep well

Two teenaged college students today met with watery grave in a 80-foot deep well in the city.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 19, 2014, 17:05 PM IST

Coimbatore: Two teenaged college students today met with watery grave in a 80-foot deep well in the city.

A group of eight students from Government Arts College have got down to take a bath in the well, with 50-foot water level, in Valankulam area, police said.

As the 18-year old Muthukumar started drowning, another identically aged Meenakshisundaram attempted to rescue him.

But in the struggle for life, Muthukumar caught his friend tightly, resulting in both drowning in the well, they said.

Fire Service and Rescue personnel retrieved the body.