2 minor boys meet watery grave in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two minor boys drowned while taking bath in Baitarani river at Panchupalli village under Ghasipura Police limits in the district on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Ruda Patnaik and Raju Jena.

According to sources, the duo slipped into deep waters while taking bath in the river. Both Patnaik and Jena were class IX students.

Following the mishap, Ghasipura fire service personnel rushed to the spot and fished out the bodies of the minor boys.