Three children of school excursion team drown in Idukki

Idukki: Three children of an excursion team from an Ernakulam school drowned in a water body at Valiyapara Kutty in Idukki.

The deceased are Richard, Arjun and Joel, class nine students of Jyothis Central School in Manjapra, Angamali.

Five of the 30-member team met with the accident. The natives rescued two of them. The bodies of the deceased are at the Adimali taluk hospital.

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Valiyapara Kutty is a popular tourist location as it is home to the confluence of Mankulam river, Karinthiri river and Eettachola river.

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