20 January 2019
Puri: Three students died after drowning in the Jahania sea beach at Astaranga on Sunday. The incident took place when a group of six students from a private engineering college in Bhubaneswar were bathing in the sea.
While two of them had succumbed as their bodies were retrieved, one was critical and had to be rushed to Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar where he was declared brought dead.
The condition of the other three students is stated to be stable. The group had gone to the Pir Jahania beach in Astarnga for a picnic as they met the tragedy.