In a tragic incident, four people of Chhattisgarh, who were on tour of Andhra Pradesh ended up in a watery grave as they stepped into river Godavari to bathe.
Those deceased also includes a woman.
Sources informed that the deceased were all from the Jagdalpur.
While Andhra Deputy Chief Minister N China Rajappa expressed grief over the tragedy, he also directed the administration to ensure the shifting of the bodies to the native village of those deceased.
It is now known that the four people had come to Sivagiri under Polavaram mandal and were staying in a private resort.
They then embarked the picturesque ‘Papikondalu’ in the river.
All four of the deceased entered into river to bathe but accidentally drowned.
It is said that the villagers were the first to jump into the waters and fished out the bodies before informing the police.