Two Graduate Students Drown In Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (IANS) – Two students from Telangana have drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks.
Uthej Kunta (24) and Shiva D. Kelligari (25) drowned in an incident that occurred at around 2.30 p.m. on November 26.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) water division recovered the bodies of the students, who were doing their master’s program at St. Louis University.
The two friends were said to have gone swimming over the Thanksgiving weekend.
According to US media reports, Uthej began to struggle in the water and went under. Shiva dove in to render assistance and did not resurface.
Uther’s body was recovered by MSHP Underwater Recovery Team a couple of hours after the incident, while Shiva’s body was recovered by the dive team the next day.
Shiva hailed from Tandur in Rangareddy district, while Uthej was from Hanamkonda.
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