Mangaluru

Two youths feared drowned in sea

Two youths from Tumakuru were feared drowned in the sea off Ullal Beach on Wednesday. A search is on to retrieve the bodies.

According to the Ullal Police, Ayaz alias Chotu (19) and Sharukh (19), both from Sira taluk of Tumakuru, who are feared drowned, were among 10 who visited the Ullal Juma Masjid on Wednesday. All the 10 came to the Ullal Beach around 10.30 a.m. Despite warning by locals, all the 10 went to swim in the waters when the sea was rough. The police said that four of the 10 got caught in the waters. Two of them managed to swim back to the shore.

The police, along with local fishermen and a team of lifeguards from Tannirbhavi, headed by Hassan, searched in vain for the bodies till late on Wednesday evening.

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