Man drowns while taking bath in Chitrotpala river

Kendrapara: A 23-year-old man today drowned while taking bath in Chitrotpala river near Pundalo village, about 20 km from here, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Manoranjan Sahoo, a resident of Pundalo village.

An accidental slip had resulted in the mishap as the victim was swept away by strong current of the river water, police added.