Koraput: Three youths reportedly went missing after a boat capsized in Jalaput Reservoir of Koraput district.
Though the incident occurred yesterday, it came to light today after two other youths who managed to swim ashore disclosed the matter.
According to sources, the five youths had gone into the reservoir yesterday. They were enjoying a boat ride in the reservoir when the country boat capsized.
3 youths missing after boat capsizes in Jalaput Reservoir in Koraput; 5 youths had gone into the reservoir yesterday when the mishap occurred; though 2 youths swam ashore, they had not revealed anything; search operation by police underway after matter comes to light #Odisha
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While two youths managed to swim ashore, three others went missing. However, the duo remained tight-lipped about the incident and disclosed about the incident today evening.
Soon after the revelation, police launched a search operation.
All the youths reportedly hail from Padua village located near the reservoir.
(Edited By Bikram Keshari Jena)