Two college students who went for a dip along with classmates drowned at the Elliots Beach on Wednesday evening.
Shastri Nagar police identified the deceased as Vijayakarikalan (20) and Srinivasan (20), both students of a private engineering college in Salem who were attending a training program at Anna University here. On Wednesday evening, after classes, five students, including Vijayakarikalan and Srinivasan, went to the Elliots Beach. The two swam deeper into the waters and went missing. Their bodies were washed ashore near the Ashtalakshmi temple in Besant Nagar on Thursday evening, the police said.