Student drowns, 4 others feared washed away

Student drowns, 4 others feared washed away Amaravati, Nov 10 (PTI) An intermediate studentdrowned while four of his friends were feared washed away inthe Bay of Bengal in Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh onSunday, police said.

Local people rescued one student, who was also partof the same group that came from Srikakulam to enjoy theholiday on the beach at Kalingapatnam, the police said.

The Marine police and expert swimmers swung intoaction to trace the missing students but as light failed theirefforts did not yield result.

The students belonged to a private junior college.

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