Puri Beach Mishap: Two College Students Rescued, Two Missing

**Puri:** In an untoward incident, two out of eight students went missing in the sea while bathing on Friday afternoon. The missing students have been identified as Jadhumani Sekhar Baccha, a student of Vikash Junior College, Bargarh and Akash Khakha of Rourkela Ispat College.

The students came to SOA University, Bhubaneswar to take part in the Inter State Cricket Championship.

All the eight wished to visit this pilgrim town as it was an off day from the ongoing match and desired for bathing in the sea here.

While bathing near Swarga Dwar patch of the sea, four of them unfortunately got swept away by the sea current.

Out of the four, two were rescued by the life guards in time and were given first-aid.

However, the other two, Jadhumani and Akash, are still missing.

Search operation is still on.