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Student drowns while taking selfie; another missing

Student drowns while taking selfie; another missing

Visakhapatnam: A junior college student, today drowned in the sea off the Jodugullapalem beach here, while taking selfie, police said.

Another student is feared drowned. Five students from Madhurawada area here had gone to the beach as their exams concluded recently, a senior police official from Arilova police station.

Four of them K Amrutha (17), DM Kalyan (18), Anil and Rajesh were clicking selfies while standing on a rock this morning. A big wave lashed the rock and swept Amrutha and Kalyan into the sea, he added.

Amrutha’s body was found while a search operation is underway to locate Kalyan, the official said, adding a case has been registered.

–PTI