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Four youths go missing during a swim in the sea in coastal Andhra

Four youths are feared drowned in the Bay of Bengal off Gullalamoda beach in Krishna district on Sunday, police said.

andhra pradesh Updated: Nov 28, 2016 01:37 IST
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Four young men are feared washed away in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.
Four young men are feared washed away in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.(Representative Image/PTI)

Four youths are feared drowned in the Bay of Bengal off Gullalamoda beach in Krishna district on Sunday, police said.

“The mishap occurred when a group of 15 youngsters from Vijayawada ventured into sea at Gullalamoda beach for a swim. Four among them are feared to have been washed away,” said Krishna district SP Vijayakumar.

Police launched a search operation with the help of local swimmers and fishermen, who were also joined by Marine Police. However, the young men -- all in their 20s -- have not been traced yet.

The four missing have been identified as V Lashmana Rao, G Anilkumar, R Laxmana Rao and R Ramesh.

A case has been registered in connection with the incident.