In Kerala, bodies of three students from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu who drowned in Walayar reservoir in Palakkad district were recovered today. The deceased students were part of a five member group, who entered the water body from the Tamil Nadu side of the reservoir yesterday afternoon. Two managed to escape from drowning.
All were first year computer engineering students of a polytechnic in Coimbatore. The bodies were fished out of water with the help of naval personnel from Kochi and a scuba diving team of the Kerala Fire Force.