Maharashtra: 8 Karnataka students drown in Wairi beach in Sindhuburg

Eight students on a college tour from Belgaum district of Karnataka drowned at Wairi beach off the Vayri coast in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district today.

They were part of a group of 60 students from the Maratha Engineering College in Belgaum, who had come here on a picnic, police said.

Three students have been rescued and are under medical observation.

More details are awaited.

(WITH INPUTS FROM PTI)

Crowd gathered outside the hospital where the students were rushed.

Students being treated at the hospital.