COBRA personnel dead during training

Koraput: A personnel of the elite anti-Naxalite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) died today while undergoing swimming training today at Sunabeda in Koraput district, police said.

According to inspector-in-charge of Sunabeda police station Jogeswari Behera the incident took place around 1 pm when the jawans were undergoing cross-river swimming training in the back-water of Kolab reservoir.

The 24-year old was identified as Rakesh Chandra Behera, a resident of Dhenkanal district, said police.

A case has been registered and investigation will be conducted to find out was there any foul play. The IC said.

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