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Four Indians Drown In Russian River

Four Indians, who are medical students have drowned while swimming in a river in northwest Russia.

Gatekeepers News reports that according to the regional investigative committee that made the revelation on Friday, the incident happened on Tuesday in the Volkhov River in the city of Veliky Novgorod.

The committee said, “The students were swimming… in an area where bathing is banned.”

“Two of them started being carried away by the current and two others jumped in to save them. After some time, all four went water”.

The Indian consulate in the city of Saint Petersburg said another student was with them, but she was saved alive. It added that the students were pursuing medical studies at the university in Veliky Novgorod.

The consulate further said that the deceaseds’ families had been contacted and efforts were on to repatriate their bodies as soon as possible.

Also, Russian investigators have on Friday revealed that two bodies of the students had been recovered so far.

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