Three youngsters drowned to death in Munneru rivulet in NTR district
The deceased were identified as G Santhosh Kumar, Y Ganesh and Vineesh and all of them were natives of Ithavaram village in Nandigama mandal in the district
VIJAYAWADA: In a tragic incident, three youngsters drowned to death in the Munneru rivulet at Keesara of Kanchikacharla mandal in NTR district here on Monday. The deceased were identified as G Santhosh Kumar, Y Ganesh and Vineesh. All of them were natives of Ithavaram village in Nandigama mandal in the district.
According to the police, five youngsters went for a swim in the rivulet, but as they could not estimate the depth, they shouted for help. After hearing their pleas, locals tried to rescue them. However, by the time locals fished them out, the trio remained in a lifeless state. Two others were rescued by the locals and were rushed to Government hospital in Nandigama. The doctors said that their condition was critical and were battling for life.
Upon receiving information, a team of police from Kanchikacharla rushed to the spot. A case was registered and further investigations were taken up into the incident.