In two separate incidents, fun Trip with friends turned tragic for 2 young Punjabi International students from Punjab, India. Manpreet Singh who drowned at Cultus Lake was studying at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey and belonged to Village Chakk Shareef, Gurdaspur, Punjab.
Gagandeep Singh who fell into the North Saskatchewan River while taking a photo, is a student of Bow Valley College in Alberta.
He had come to Canada in 2016 on a student visa. Both were international students from India and ended up drowning in BC and Alberta Lakes.