A 20-year-old student who went for a picnic with her childhood friend drowned in the sea off Someshwar beach near Mangaluru on Wednesday, police said.
The woman has been identified as Kaveri, a resident of Badami who was pursuing B Com course in Mangaluru. Sources said Kaveri lost her balance while walking on a seaside rock and fell into the sea.
Though Coast Guard and local swimmers jumped into the waters and brought her back to the shore, she was dead by then, police said.
Ullal police have registered a case.
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