Students from Chennai drawns in Nepal

Tragedy struch a team of college students from Chennai, who were on an educational tour of Nepal, when one of them died while another is missing after the group fell into the Trisuli river when a suspension bridge on which they were posing for photographs gave way on October 22. Two locals also died in the accident and a few students and faculty member were said to be injured, official sources said. The dead student was identified as Florence Angel (22) of MKN Road in Alandur and the missing student is Amida (21), a native of Nagaland. The group of 43 people, including 18 girls who are 2nd year Masters of in Social Work students of Mar Cregorious Arts and Science College, Mogappair, had left for the educational tour to Kathmandu. The students had throughed the bridge when iron rods supporting the structure snapped, plunging more than 40 persons into the waters with heavy currents.

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