Andhra Pradesh

Inter student dies at exam centre

Tirupati: An Intermediate second-year student died on Tuesday, at the exam centre before appearing for his board examination. The tragic incident occurred at Gudur town of Tirupati district. He is said to have suffered from a cardiac arrest.

17-year-old, Yekollu Venkata Sateesh from Sydapuram mandal was a student of Sri Swarnandhra Bharati Junior College in Gudur town. On Tuesday morning, Sateesh arrived for the English paper of the Intermediate board examination at DRW College in Gudur which was his exam centre.

During the police checking before allowing them into the examination hall, Sateesh informed the police constable that he was feeling pain in the chest. He was asked to sit aside for some time.

According to the New Indian Express, Sateesh suffered severe suffocation after a few minutes and informed the duty constable at the centre. He was rushed to the local hospital for treatment, but he died on the way to the hospital.

A case has been registered by the Gudur police and investigations are on.

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