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5 minors drowned to death in Andhra

11/01/2022 at 12:40 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 11: In a tragic incident, at least five minor boys were drowned to death while bathing in a river in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.

The deceased have been identified as Maguluri Sunny (12), Karla Bala Yesu (12), Jetti Ajay Babu (12), Maila Rajesh (11) and Garijala Charan (14).

According to sources, the boys had gone to the Munneru rivulet at Eturu village in Chandarlapadu Mandal for bathing on Monday afternoon when they were swept away in the current and subsequently went missing.

When they did not return home in the night, their parents and villagers started searching for them and found their cycles, footwear and clothes on the bank of the rivulet.

The parents then informed the matter to the police. The police and NDRF teams arrived at the spot and launched a massive search operation in the rivulet and fished out the bodies today.

Subsequently, the bodies were sent for post-mortem to Nandigama government hospital.

It is suspected that the deceased boys might have entered the rivulet for bathing and later drowned.

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