14 college students from Pune, drown at Murud beach​

, 9:47 PM IST

At least 14 students of a Pune-based college drowned at Murud beach in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Monday. The deceased comprise 10 boys and three girls; one student is unidentified.

The Indian Coast Guard has launched a search operation.

SA Inamdar, Trustee of the College said, “We took all necessary steps after we got information.”

Around 130 students had gone to the beach for a picnic when the incident happened. The search for the missing students is on with help from locals.