8 college students from Karnataka drown in sea

Eight college students drowned in Maharashtra after they allegedly ignored warnings of strong currents by the fishermen and ventured into the sea in Sindhudurg. Students were part of a group of 50 students from a private engineering college - Maratha Engineering College in Belgaum city of Karnataka.They had gone to Sindhudurg in a private bus and had gone to the picturesque Wayri Beach. Meanwhile, their college principal has said that the students went without permission and that he was going to the accident spot with an ambulance to find out further details.