Puri, Dec 18 (LocalWire) An engineering student has reportedly gone missing while taking bath at Puri sea beach on Tuesday morning.
According to police, 18-year-old Shrikrishna Kumar, a student of Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) Mesra in neighbouring Jharkhand, had come to Puri to holiday with his four friends on Monday.
They went to take a bath near Holiday Resorts on Tuesday morning when a Kumar was reportedly swept away in high tide.
Police said the sea was rough due to the impact of Cyclone Phethai.
As per the latest available reports, life guards and fire brigade personnel are still searching for his body.