Two youths drown in Birupa river in Kendrapra

Kendrapara: Two youths drowned in Birupa river near Nikirai village while they were taking bath yesterday.

Two of the three youths have been identified as Tapan Behera and Dilip Behera of the village. While Tapan’s body was found yesterday, the villagers fished out Dilip’s body from the river today.

However, the third person still remains unidentified and police and fire brigade personnel have launched an operation to trace his body, reports said.