Three youth drown in Kaveri river backwaters in K’taka; one body recovered
Bengaluru: In a tragic incident, three youths drowned while swimming in Kaveri river backwaters in Meenakshipura in Karnataka’s Mysuru district, police said on Sunday.
The rescue team has managed to fish out the body of one of the youths and is continuing the search operation for the remaining two.
On Saturday, five students had gone swimming in the backwaters, but due to strong water currents Bharath, Praveen and Varun, all 20 years old, drowned, while two managed to swim to safety.
Of the three drowned, Bharat’s body has been fished out.