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Andhra Pradesh: Three Class X girls feared drowned in Chintoor

They had come on a picnic from Chirala town in Bapatla district

September 26, 2022 03:31 pm | Updated 08:23 pm IST - CHINTOOR (ASR DISTRICT)

The family members of the deceased have been informed about the incident. Representative Image.

The family members of the deceased have been informed about the incident. Representative Image.

Three girls who had come as part of a school picnic to the Potluru waterfall were feared drowned in the Sokileru stream near Chintoor town in ASR district on Monday.

The girls, students of Class X at Sri Hanumagna High School in Chirala town of Bapatla district, had come as part of a school picnic to the waterfall.

“The deceased girls have been identified as Gummadi Jayasri, Suvarna Kamala, and, Geetanjali, all aged 14. Their bodies have been retrieved,” Chintoor Sub-Inspector B. Yadagiri told The Hindu.

Mr. Yadagiri said that the bodies were sent to the government hospital in Chintoor for post-mortem. The family members of the deceased have been informed about the incident. Police registered a case and an investigation is on.

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