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Tag: Drown

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Holi Tragedy: 5 Killed In Road Mishaps, 2 Drown In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Holi celebrations turned tragic for some people in Odisha on Monday with deaths of two persons including a minor in drowning while four others were killed in separate road mishaps. The drowning cases were reported from Sonepur and Keonjhar district while the road accidents that claimed four lives took place in Dhenkanal and Sambalpur […]

4 minors drown while bathing in pond in Odisha

Dhenkanal: Four cousins, all minors, drowned in a pond while taking bath in the water body in Dhenkanal district on Monday, police said. The incident occurred when the four children, including two girls, had gone to bathe in the pond in Gobindpur Barabanka Sahi village in Dhenkanal Sadar police station area, its Inspector In-charge Sandhyarani […]

5 Drown, 3 Missing After Being Swept Away During Immersion Of Idols In Dholpur

Dholpur: Five men drowned and another three have gone missing after being swept away by strong water currents of the Chambal river during the Durga idol immersion in separate incidents in Rajasthan’s Dholpur district on Tuesday, police said. “Five bodies have been fished out, while three men are missing and a search for them is […]

12 kids among 55 drowned in Iraq river ferry mishap

Mosul (Iraq): As many as 55 people were drowned, including 12 children, as an overcrowded ferry capsized in Iraq’s Tigris river near Mosul, reported CNN. Nearly 150 people were on board, including around 80 women and children, according to health ministry spokesman Saif al-Badr. The ferry, which was transporting people to a small tourist island, […]

Minor boy drowns, two youths rescued during 'Boita Bandana'

Keonjhar/Balasore: A minor boy drowned and two other youths were rescued while being swept away by water at two different places of the State during sailing miniature boats as part of the celebrations of Kartika Purnima today. In the first incident, the nine-year-old kid, Subham Rout, drowned while sailing miniature boat in Kusei river at Nuagarh […]

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3 women, minor boy drown in separate incidents in Odisha

Angul/Keonjhar/ Jagatsinghpur: In a string of unfortunate incidents three women and a minor boy drowned in separate places across Odisha today. In Angul, two sisters reportedly met their watery grave while taking bath in a pond. The deceased have been identified as Runu and Jhunu Sahoo.  Sources said both the sisters were taking bath in […]

2 college students drown in Puri sea

Puri: Two students of Piloo Mody College of Architecture in Cuttack drowned in Puri sea near Chakratirtha Road today. The deceased have been identified as Rajat Pandey and Mohamad Ibaad. Sources said nearly six students of the college were taking a bath in the sea when the mishap occurred. Following the incident, locals rescued both […]

4 fishermen rescued after boat capsizes in Chilika

Puri: Four fishermen, who were feared drowned after their boat capsized in Chilika lake late on Wednesday night, were rescued today. According to reports, the fishermen belonging to Kaudikhunti village under Kanas block had gone for fishing in the Chillika lake. At around 11 pm, Nor’wester rains started lashing following which the boat they were […]

Woman, two sons meet watery grave in Gajapati

Gajapati: A woman and her two minor sons drowned while taking bath in a pond at Garabandha village under Gosani block in Gajapati district last night. According to reports, the woman, Banitri Sahukar along with her husband and two sons Suban (12) and Om (10), had gone to a pond nearby their village at around […]

Bengaluru: NCC cadet drowns as friends click selfies nearby

Bengaluru: A trekking expedition by a 25-member National Cadet Corps (NCC) team ended in a tragedy as one of them drowned, even as his colleagues were busy clicking selfies on the edge of a pond at Kanakapura near here, police said on Tuesday. “The tragic incident occurred on Sunday when the cadets were visiting Ramagondlu […]

Two brothers meet watery grave in city

Bhubaneswar: Two minor brothers drowned in a pond at Kakarudrapur Jenasahi under Balianta police limits on the city outskirts today. According to sources, the siblings, aged 10 and 12, had gone to the water body to take a bath. However, the younger brother slipped into the water and drowned. The 12-year-old went in to save […]

Bol Bom devotee drowns in Puri Sea

Puri: In a tragic incident, a Kanwariya (Bolbom devotee) drowned while taking bath in the Puri Sea here on Sunday. As per the information, the deceased, identified as Sanjib Dalai of Pandua village in Jajpur district was returning after collecting water from Chandanpur Bhargavi River. Along with his fellow Kanwariyas, Sanjib halted at the Puri […]

Two kids drown while taking bath in Keonjhar

Anandpur: In saddening cases, two kids including baby girl drowned in Baitarani river while taking bath at different places in Keonjhar district today. Of the two deceased, a two-and-half-year-old girl met watery grave at a ghat in Baitarani river near Kantipala village in Anandpur while taking bath along with mother Hemalata Naik. Another two-year-old boy […]

2 minors drown in Nisar reservoir in Koraput

Koraput: In a tragic incident, two girls’ reportedly got drowned while taking bath in Nisar reservoir Laxmipur block in the district here on Sunday. The two minors have been identified as Gayatri Khasua (12) and Anjali Khasua (12) of Laxmipur village. The incident occurred when Gayatr and Anjali along with two others had gone to […]

Baijayant Panda visits Patkura
MP Baijayant Panda pays condolences to families of minors drowned in Patkura

Kendrapara: Condolences were paid to the families of the two boys of Chanpur and Basudeipur village, who had drowned in a pond at Patkura during Holi celebrations, by Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda today. He also met the family of former Zilla Parishad member Manoj Sahu in Ramchandrapur village, who had drowned in a river, and […]

Man drowns while taking bath in Chitrotpala river

Kendrapara: A 23-year-old man today drowned while taking bath in Chitrotpala river near Pundalo village, about 20 km from here, police said. The deceased has been identified as Manoranjan Sahoo, a resident of Pundalo village. An accidental slip had resulted in the mishap as the victim was swept away by strong current of the river […]

Bodies of two missing boys fished out from Mahanadi

Bhubaneswar: Police today fished out the bodies of two  teenagers who earlier got drowned in the Mahanadi river near Rahama in Jagatsinghpur district on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Souri Rout (20) and his friend Siddhu Palai. Both of them had went missing after they were swept in the strong current of the […]

Russian national among two drown in sea in Puri

Puri: Two persons including a Russian national drowned while taking bath in the sea here today. Report said a Russian tourist drowned while was taking bath near Light House area of the beach this afternoon. As informed by the Sea Beach Police, the deceased, identified as Udartsev Anton, was staying at Gopal Lodge in Baliapanda […]

5 children drown during Kartik Purnima celebrations in Odisha

Kendrapara/Balasore: As many as 5 children were killed in separate mishaps across the State while sailing paper boats as a part of the Kartik Purnima celebrations. Rabindra Jena of Baunsaadia village under Kharasahapur Panchayat in Bahanaga block of Balasore district drowned in a pond while sailing paper boats. He was rescued by his parents and […]

Techie drowns in Chandrabhaga

Konark: An information technology (IT) professional drowned while taking bath at Chandrabhaga sea beach on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Mansa, a resident of Bangalore in Karnataka. Police said, a group of nine (6 girls, 3 boys) IT professionals, all from Mindtree, Bangalore-based software services firm had visited Konark. While taking bath in […]

Two minor girl students drown

Bhubaneswar: Two minor girl students drowned while taking bath in a pond in Belurihat village of Bhainchua panchayat of Balianta block on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar today. The deceased have been identified as Liza Sahu and Kalyani Das. According to reports, three Class VII girl students of the village had gone to the pond for […]

Shocking! Mother drowns 3 children to death!

Nuapada: Four days after a similar shocking incident in Sambalpur district, a woman in Keshrajpur village under Boden police limits in the district killed her three babies by drowning them in a well today. The police have detained the accused mother and are interrogating her. Police said Lochani Majhi, wife of Kalyan Singh Majhi, was […]

Tourist drowns in sea at Astarang, another missing

In a tragic incident, a tourist was drowned and another went missing while taking bath at Jahania beach at Astarang in Puri on Sunday morning