A 17-year-old boy drowned at Arackalchal at Maruthakkad near Kannamaly on Saturday.
Suraj, son of Sura, Kuravaparambil House, Maruthakkad, drowned at 2.30 pm when he, along with three friends, were canoeing. Their canoe capsized and Suraj fell into the water. He was a Plus-Two student at Puthenthodu High School. The post-mortem examination will be held on Sunday.