Udupi: Waves Engulf 17-year-old During Holy Dip in Sea
Udupi, Jul 19: A 17-year-old youngster was feared drowned when he along with his friends went to take a holy dip in the sea here on Thursday July 19.
The victim has been identified as Nishan, son of Keshav Kotian and Sumathi Thigalaya, residents of Kodi Bengre here.
NIshan along with his friends Prashanth, Sharath and Pavan went for a bath in the sea on the occasion of Aati Amavasya on Thursday at around 6.30 am.
While they were in the sea, a powerful wave swept over Nishan and he was washed away. His friends rushed to rescue him, but in vain.
Nishan was doing his second year PU in private.
Search operations by the locals and police are on to locate the body.