Amaravati: Three students drowned and two others went missing at the beach in Andhra Pradesh’s Bapatla district on Tuesday.
The incident occurred at Suryalanka beach when a group of intermediate students from Vijayawada were taking bath.
Seven of the students went missing as a strong wave pulled them into the seawater. Two of them were rescued by swimmers who were immediately pressed into service.
Later, the rescue workers found the bodies of three missing students. The search was on for the two more missing students.
The deceased were identified as Abhi, Siddu and Sai Madhu, all aged 15 and hailing from the Singh Nagar area of Vijayawada.