A one-day trip of two students from the Gadag district turned tragic as they drowned in Tungabhadra river on Tuesday. The students are from Rashtrotthana Vidyalaya, Hagaribommanahalli.
The victims are identified as Sharanagouda Basavanagouda Polispatil (15), a resident of Gabbur in Deodurga taluk and Akhilesh Chandrakant Kabbin (15), Hosapete. Both died after drowning in the Tungabhadra at Singataluru on Tuesday.
The incident occurred when they were taking a bath on the bank of the river. Bodies were traced with the help of local swimmers, Mundaragi police have registered a case.