Chennai, Dec 9 (PTI) A student of a private engineering college died and two others were feared dead after they drowned off the Marina beach here Sunday, police said Dinesh Kumar died when he was being taken to a hospital, while the other two — Jayakeerthi Verma and Bharadwaj — who are missing, are feared dead, a police officer said.

“The engineering college students seem to have ventured into the water at around 2 pm Sunday. While Kumar was quickly rescued by police, two others went missing,” the officer said.

Police, along with local fishermen, are involved in efforts to find the two, he said.

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