Student drowns in sea off Marina Beach, body yet to be traced
CHENNAI: A Class 12 student drowned in the sea off Marina Beach on Saturday.
The victim's body is yet to be traced, a student of a private school near Salem, had come to the city along with 21 others on an educational trip from Salem.
After going around the city, they went to the beach on Saturday evening.
According to police, four students entered the sea for a bath but were washed away by a huge wave.
Their friends raised an alarm when they spotted the four struggling in the water. On spotting them struggling in the sea Personnel from the coastal security group rushed to their rescue and pulled out three students from the turbulent sea , later identified as Logesh, Parthiban and Vetri Vel.
A missing complaint has been filed at the Marina police station.
Police and personnel from the coastal security group are still searching for the missing boy on boats along the shore line.