Balasore: Tension prevailed at Tentei village in Balasore today after two Class X girl students died under mysterious circumstances.
The deceased identified as Priyanka Das of Biripada village and Laxmipriya Das were students of Bhikaricharan High School in the district.
According to reports, Priyanka had come to her friend Laxmipriya's house for joint studies on Friday night as they were having an examination today. However, the family members raised an alarm after spotting both the girls lying in an unconscious state.
Priyanka's mother said that the two girls were studying till late in the night and she has no clue about what exactly happened after that.
On getting information, Soro police rushed to the spot and started investigation. Although the reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the girls might have committed suicide.
However, the family members claimed that there were no such reasons for which girls could have resorted to such extreme.
Meanwhile, bodies of the two girls have been sent for autopsy and further investigation in this connection is on.