Two abandoned children rescued in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Two abandoned children were rescued in sick condition near Jiridamali canal in Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal today.

While one of the children is a five-year old girl, the other is a three-year-old boy.

According to sources, a woman, who went to the canal saw the two children inside a ditch. She informed about the children to local social worker Jogeshwara Nayak. Both rescued the children and admitted them to the nearby sub-divisional hospital.

Later, the District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) was informed about the matter. The DCPU later handed over the children to the Child Welfare Committee.