Mon, Sep 28, 2015, 09:49 AM
At least Seven youth died due to drowning in Kapila Theertham near Tirupati on Sunday night. According to TTD EO D Sambasiva Rao, 10 youth went for bath at a pond located above Kapila Theertham. The EO said that seven out of 10 were swept away with flash floods and fell into Kapila Theertham and sustained head injuries. The EO visited the accident spot and supervised rescue operations. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and HM Chinarajappa expressed grief over the death of the youth. An ex-gratia of Rs two lakh was announced for kin of victims.