4 students drown in Tamil Nadu river during excursion trip

Karur (Tamil Nadu): As many as four female students studying in a government school in Pudukottai district were drowned in Kaveri river. The incident took place when the girls went to on an excursion trip, stated police on Wednesday.

One of the students was drowning due to the strong currents in the river. However, the other three also drowned one by one, police said.

According to the police, a group of students from the Government Middle School in Viralimalai, Pudukottai district went for an excursion trip to Mayanur in Karur district.

As per the police, one girl student went into the waters, but she got dragged into the river due to the heavy flow of water. Three more girls jumped into the water to save her, but they also got drowned.

The Fire department rushed to the spot and started the search operation for the drowned girls. Later, four bodies were recovered by the police.

The deceased girls have been identified as Tamilarasi, Sophika, Iniya and Lavanya, the police said. Further details are awaited in the case.

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