Kundapur, July 2: Two girls and two boys, in all, four lost their lives after accidentally drowned in a deep water tank at Hattiyangady village in Kundapur. Three among the deceased were students.
The deceased have been identified as Nayana (22), Naveen (14), Pavan (11) –all three children of Padmanabha, and their relative Pavithra (16), daughter of Manjunatha.
The incident occurred at around 4:30 pm on Sunday when they were either fishing or swimming in the tank, local sources said.
Naveen was a Class VIII student while Pavan was a student of Class V at a government school in Thallur. Pavithra was a first PU student of Bhandarkar College in Kundapur. Nayana had completed SSLC a few years ago.
All these four members had disappeared after they left home together at around 4:00 pm. When the family members enquired localites they informed them that two girls and two young boys were walking towards the tank.
The family members immediately rushed to the tank at around 7:30 pm and to their horror they noticed the dead body of Nayana.
Later forefathers retrieved remaining three bodies from the water. A case has been registered at Kundapur
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