A 41-member National Disaster Relief Force team arrived at the site and launched operations late in the evening. Revenue Divisional Officer S. Venkata Rao is supervising the rescue and relief operations at the site of the incident.

Six students drowned in the Krishna at Peddapulipaka village under Penamaluru police station limits on the city outskirts on Friday. The police could retrieve three bodies while the search for the remaining three were continuing. A 41-member National Disaster Relief Force team arrived at the site and launched operations late in the evening. Revenue Divisional Officer S. Venkata Rao is supervising the rescue and relief operations at the site of the incident. According to the villagers, ten students of Class VII of Kanuru ZP School - all aged between 12 and 15, went for swimming.

The victims were identified as Ravi Teja, Phani, Surya, Ratna, Babu and Pandu, all natives of Kanuru village.

Sangareddy Staff Reporter writes: Two children met a watery grave at Rangapoor village in Gajwel mandal.

Mohd. Shaheed went to the field along with his daughter, Neha Begum, 12, and his brother’s daughter Sultana Begum, 11.

After spraying fertilizer, he went to the market to procure some more. Meanwhile, the two girls went to wash their hands in a nearby pond and drowned. They died by the time Shaheed returned to the farm.