Sambalpur: Two students of the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla, met their watery grave at Debjharan Waterfall, under Jujomura police limits of Sambalpur district, today.
The deceased have been identified as Soumyaranjan Beuria and Abhijeet Samal. Both of them belonged to 3rd year of Computer Science stream.
As per reports, the two deceased students along with 40 other students had come for picnic at the Debjharan Waterfall. One of them who did not know how to swim had entered into the pool. As he was drowning, his friend jumped in to help him.
On being informed, fire service officials rushed and launched a search and rescue operation. Their bodies were fished out of water later.
Their bodies were sent for autopsy and a probe had been initiated.