Puducherry, Sept 3: A mechanical engineering student of NIT Kozhikode (Kerala) drowned in sea here on Sunday evening.
Police said, Neeraj (20) along with four other friends visited the Velankanni church and came here on Sunday. After visiting several places, they went for a sea bath at Pudukuppam beach. Neeraj, hailing from Odisha, was dragged away by the swift current.
On hearing the screams of his friends, fishermen and those trained in saving people from sea jumped into the sea and brought Neeraj to the shore. He was rushed to the government general hospital here where doctors declared him brought dead. Thavalakuppam police registered a case. (UNI)