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3students drown in Upper lake


OUR STAFF REPORTER BHOPAL In a tragic incident, three young students drowned in the Upper lake on Saturday.

The three youths had come to take a bath at Upper Lake and drowned when they went into deep water.

All of them were

B. com students at BSS College. Those dead were identified as Manish Joshi, 19, son of Anil Joshi, Abhimanyu Singh 21, son of Jairam Singh and Ritesh Meral, 21 son of Rajesh Meral— all residents of Nehru Nagar.

Two of their friends who tried to save them have been admitted at Hamidia Hospital.

The five friends planned to take a bath at the Upper Lake near Sheetal Das ki Bagia and reached the lake at around 2 pm.

They were taking bath when Manish started drowning after he went into deep water.

Manish cried for help and Abhimanyu and Ritesh rushed to his help. However, they failed to drag him to the shore and instead they also drowned.