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2 Indian students drown in US

Washington DC: Two Indian students, who were on foreign exchange programme in the US, have drowned at a popular tourist destination in Oklahoma, according to a media report. The two students, who were international students at the University of Texas at Arlington died on Tuesday at Turner Falls in the US state of Oklahoma, KFOR-TV, Oklahoma's Television station reported.

They were identified as 23-year-old Ajay Kumar Koyalamudi and 22-year-old Teja Koushik Voleti, state Medical Examiner's Office was quoted as saying by the Associated Press on Wednesday. Police said they received a call for a person in distress around 10 AM then received a call about a second person in distress at the falls.

Officers found the bodies in the middle of a pool of water about nine to 10 feet deep. Police believe the second man jumped into the water to save the first but was unsuccessful, the report said.

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