Six friends, all aged between 20 and 22 years of age have been washed away, at Yarada Beach in Vizag. While five dead bodies have been recovered, search is on for the remaining one, a photographer, Rajesh. They had all gone to the beach for a picnic and decided to take a swim in the sea. However, they were swept away by strong undercurrents. Navy helicopters and fishing boats have been pressed into search operations. The five dead bodies were found stuck at a rock further along the coast from Yarada.