Sirsi 22 September 2018: A 19-year-old student drowned to death after slipping into the lake during a bird watching camp at forest range of Pandaribail village of Sirsi taluk here on Saturday, 21 Sep.
The deceased has been identified as U.K Rakesh, a native of Davangeri district who was currently studying in Sirsi Forestry college.
According to the sources, Rakesh along with his fellow students was on a trip to forest for bird watching. While crossing the Aganashini lake he slipped into the waters and drowned reportedly.
His friends tried to pulled him back from the waters and rushed him to the government hospital where he was declared ‘brought dead’.
A case has been registered at Sirsi Rural police station.
(Bhatkallys News Bureau)