Balasore: Two boys of a family were found dead at Soro in Balasore district on Monday.
Priyanshu Barik (5) and Shubhransu Barik (4) of Saud village were found floating in a pond near their house and the family members rushed them to nearby Soro hospital where doctors declared them dead, police said.
According to the family the two were last seen playing near their house.
When they could not see the boys they began searching for them and found their bodies floating in the pond.
It is suspected that the boys might have gone into the pond while playing and slipped deep into the water accidentally, the police added.