2 engineering students drown

Sonepat: Two students pursuing mechanical engineering course at Chirashmi village-based engineering college were drowned in the canal near Khubru village here on Wednesday evening.

The body of Sandeep, a resident of Sandal Khurd village was recovered near the bridge of Tawri village whereas the other student Parvesh of Bawana village under the Narela police station area of Delhi could not be traced till midnight, police said on Thursday. A group of students of this engineering college went to the canal near Khubru village for bathing by defying the ban on bathing in the canal imposed by the District Magistrate of Sonepat. -- PTI

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