Thiruvananthapuram: Three polytechnic students of Mancha, Nedumangad, drowned at the Aruvikkara dam, near here Monday.They have been identified as final year students Anujith, Ajeesh and Praval hailing from Attingal.
Their six-member team reached the dam at 10 a.m. According to reports, Praval, who was pausing for a photograph, slipped and fell into the dam and Ajish and Anujith jumped after him to save him. All three fell into an area where the dam was very deep. The other three students rushed to seek the help of the local people.