Mother-son duo meets watery grave in Odisha village

Berhampur: A mother-son duo drowned in Ghodahada River in Panad village of Ganjam district today.

The incident took place when 9-year-old boy, Sudhansu Maharana had gone to the river to take bath and was swept away. While attempting to save her son, his 35-year-old mother, Sushma Maharana jumped into the river as well.

According to sources, after getting information about the incident Fire Services personnel reached the spot and rescued both the woman and her son.

Later, the victims were admitted to Digapahandi Community Health Centre, where doctors declared them dead.

“After getting information about the incident we immediately reached the spot and rescued the mother-son duo within 10 to 12 minutes. Both of them were declared dead at the hospital,” a Fire Services official said.

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