Four youth from Bangalore drowned in the Cauvery at Hogenakkal on Wednesday. The police identified them as P. Nagesh (26), V. Viji (19), P. Nanda (18) and Raji (26), all from Koramangala in Bangalore.

The youth were part of a group that came to Hogenakkal on seven motorcycles. They were caught in the current while taking bath near Manal Thittu. The bodies were recovered by the police with the help of coracle operators.

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