Gonda (UP), Mar 31 (PTI) Three paramedical students drowned in the Saryu river in Colonelganj area here today. Also Read - Aayush Sharma Says Living at Salman Khan's Panvel Farmhouse is a Wildlife Safari Experience

Around 30 students of a local paramedical college had gone to Colonelganj Community Health Centre for training and were taking a stroll at the Saryu ghat when one of them slipped in the river, Colonelganj SDM Harishankar Lal Shukla said. Also Read - Gabon president in Morocco to convalesce

Two others, including a girl, jumped into the river to save their friend but all of them drowned, he said. Also Read - Gabon president leaves Saudi hospital: state media

The deceased were identified as Sushma (22), Salman (21) and Arvind (23). Their bodies have been fished out and sent for postmortem, the SDM said.

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