Mumbai student drowns in Kerala

Kottayam: Tragedy struck a group of college students from Mumbai on a picnic when one of them drowned in a river when he slipped while getting down from a boat near Kumarakom , police said on Sunday.

The incident occurred late last night and the body of 18-year old Shabeer had been recovered, they said.

In all 40 students and four teachers of Ansumali Islamic Cultural Technical College in Mumbai had boarded the boat for a pleasure ride and Shabeer fell down while alighting from the boat.