4, including 3 engineering students, drown in Pallivilangal dam

COIMBATORE: Three students of a personal engineering school in the town, who ventured into Pallivilangal test dam positioned close to Aliyar dam ignoring the ban on bathing there, drowned on Saturday. A 27-year-old man, who attempted to rescue the trio, additionally died.

The deceased had been known as Venkatesh, 18, Sri Hariharan, 18, Logeshwaran, 18 and Mohan Kumar, 27. While Mohan Kumar used to be working in a personal company at Avinashi, Sri Hariharan, and Logeshwaran had been first 12 months BE Biomedical students at Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College at Vattamalaipalayam close to Thudiyalur. Venkatesh used to be a primary 12 months BE Mechanical scholar on the identical school, police assets stated.


“The three students had been staying in the school hostel. They had visited Aliyar dam to spend the vacation on Saturday. They ventured into Pallivilangal test dam close to Aliyar Dam in the evening, even if they might no longer swim. When one of them began to drown, the others attempted to assist him, in vain. Seeing the trio drowning, Mohan Kumar, who used to be bathing within reach, swam towards them. But he additionally drowned,” a police officer stated.


Local residents and police retrieved the bodies and despatched them to the Pollachi Government Hospital for postmortem.


According to the general public works department (PWD) officials, there's a ban on bathing in Aliyar dam and Pallivilangal test dam. “Though we have now installed wake-up call boards, folks ignore them. We have made up our minds to dam the entry of the test dam,” PWD engineer Krishnan stated.


4, including 3 engineering students, drown in Pallivilangal dam 4, including 3 engineering students, drown in Pallivilangal dam Reviewed by kailash soni on April 15, 2018 Rating: 5
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