Berhampur: Three minor girls were swept away by river current while collecting water from Rushikulya river today in Kanjiama village under Hinjilicut Police limits of Ganjam. While two of them have been rescued, one girl is still missing.
As per reports, one Sili Behera and two other girls had gone to the river bank near the village to collect water for performing Khudurukuni Puja. While fetching water, they were swept away by strong current of the river. Following the incident, some locals informed the Fire services department personnel who sprang into action & rescued two girls.
According to the latest report, a rescue operation by the Fire services personnel is currently underway to locate the missing girl.