Defence Ministry has deputed Navy divers to conduct search opertions for the missing bodies of students from Hyderabad engineering college. The Navy divers are en route Mandi in Himachal Pradesh and will soon reach the spot. They are likely to start the search operation right from the spot where tragedy struck to the students in Beas river.
The step has been taken after parents of the students met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandarababu Naidu who then directed the Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao to request for Navy divers for the search operations.
According to the sources, Rao spoke to Defence Ministry and his Himachal Pradesh counterpart this morning and they responded positively.