Mangalore : Four boys, all below ten years of age, have met a watery grave in the sea at Koorikatta near Baikampady on Friday may 16. All the four are children of migrant labourers from north Karnataka and were students of a government school at Baikampady.
The deceased boys are Chidananda, Neelappa, both 9 years of age, Gurish (7) and Naveen (8). A total of five had ventured into the water to have fun and play but were pulled in by the strong waves. Only one of them Manjunath was rescued.
Though local fishermen plunged into the waters in a bid to rescue the boys, they had drowned.
Of the deceased, Girish and Naveen are siblings and sons of Tirukappa from Haveri, while Neelappa was the son of Jinjappa and Chidananda was the son of Jamuna.
Panambur police have registered a case.
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