Puri: In a heartrending incident, two engineering students met with watery grave while taking bath in the sea near Pantha Niwas in Puri this morning.
The deceased were identified as Rajat Pandey (22) of Jamshedpur and Md Ibad (22) of Delhi. The duo was students of Piloo Mody College of Architecture in Cuttack.
According to reports, six students of the college had come to the sea beach early this morning. While bathing in the sea, two of them got swept away by strong currents and drowned.
Sources said, some local fishermen recovered their lifeless bodies from the sea. Later, police seized the bodies for post-mortem.