In a tragic incident, three youths were killed after being washed away in the turbulent waters of Pattamundai Canal near Jagatpur Belamalia temple in Cuttack. The incident occurred on Wednesday night.
The Jalpaiguri District Magistrate, Moumita Godara Basu confirmed the death toll as seven.
This youth from Jaleswarkhandi in Purushottampur block in Odisha’s Ganjam district saved himself from drowning, thanks to his presence of mind.
It is believed that he was unable to come to terms with the loss and consumed poison kept at his house.
Reports said, the incident occurred while the boy was playing outside his house when all of a sudden he went missing.
As many as four minors including three girls drowned to death after falling into a rainwater-filled pit dug up for road construction work at Majhiguda village under Sadar police station in Koraput district on Thursday
The three boys identified as Chhotu, Raj and Sahil of Chunabhati Charigharia area were swept away while bathing due to strong current in the river.
All those involved in the incident are residents of Panposh Padhi Colony.
A youth from Nayagarh district of Odisha has won the hearts of many for showing extraordinary courage in saving two people from drowning in deep sea on the Puducherry coast in Tamil Nadu without caring for own life.
Two brothers reportedly in inebriated condition drowned after falling into a well in Odisha’s Sambalpur on Monday. The video of this incident was caught in the CCTV.
According to reports, the accident took place at the Arwal ghat when some women of the village had gone to the Sone river to take a holy dip after the Jeutia festival.
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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 […]
Paradip: Body of a student, who went missing yesterday in the sea in Paradip during a cleaning programme near the beach, was recovered today. The deceased has been identified as Anshuman Das, a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, whose body was fished out near Hanuman mandir. Yesterday, two other students were rescued in critical condition. Reportedly, […]
Sambalpur: Two Class X students drowned to death while taking bath at the Jhankarpali power channel in Sambalpur today. The deceased identified as Sumit Dash and Sameer Dalai were students of the Aurobindo school. As per reports, a group of eight students had left home for their coaching classes yesterday night and midway decided to […]