Sunday, November 1, 2015

Four boys drown in separate incidents

ALAPPUZHA: Four teenagers drowned in two separate incidents in the district on Saturday. Two died in sea off the Mararikkulam beach while two others died at a temple pond at Thuravoor. Seventeen-year-old Kevin Babu, and 18-year-old Mayoon B Mathew, both Plus Two students of St Ephrem’s Higher Secondary School, Mannanam, Kottayam, drowned at sea off the Mararikkulam beach. They were taking bath along with two of their friends. A lifeguard of a private resort raised an alarm and tried to save the children, sources said. One body has been found and search was on for the second. Sibin Sabu and Sanjay Mohan, both aged 15, drowned in the pond of the Thuravoor temple while taking bath. Both were residents of Thuravoor. Sanjay is a 10th standard student of St. Michael's High School, Pattanakkad, and Sibin is a 10th standard student of SUV Higher Secondary School, Pattanakkad, sources said.

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