Tag: Drowning Deaths

Drowning deaths in Odisha
Odisha registers 4 drowning deaths each day

At least four people on average lose their lives due to drowning each day in Odisha.

  • Monday, 01 August 2022
Puri Drowning Mishap
Puri Drowning Mishap: Body Of Missing Student Recovered From Sea

According to sources, three students from Aeronautical Institute in Kolkata who had come to Bhubaneswar to appear an examination were bathing in the sea near the Lighthouse when they were swept away by a high tide.

  • Friday, 08 October 2021
Bodies of missing students recovered from Gopalpur sea

Berhampur: After an intense rescue operation that lasted for nearly 73 hours, ODRAF, police and fire services team on Sunday recovered the bodies of A Lokesh Patra and D Hitesh Patra who were missing after drowning in Gopalpur sea on Friday. According to reports, three youths- T. Sidharth Patra, A Lokesh and D Hitesh had […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Four kids drown in Kolab Reservoir while bathing

Koraput: A pall of gloom descended on Lamtaput area of Koraput district after four kids including two siblings died while taking bath in Kolab Reservoir here on Monday. The children, all in the age group below nine years, are residents of Parjakhudbi village here, informed Lamtaput Medical Officer Manas Dhal. The bodies were fished out […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
KV students drown in Paradip Sea during Swachh Bharat programme

Paradip: At least three students of Kendriya Vidayalaya in Paradip drowned in sea today during a cleaning programme on the beach here. The programme was initiated to mark the Swachh Bharat Diwas on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. As per latest information, two students have been rescued in critical condition while […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Odisha: Selfie Death In Dam
Selfie Turns Fatal: One Killed, Another Critical After Drowning In Dam In Odisha

Attempting to click a selfie proved too costly for two youths at a reservoir in Kansbahal near the Steel City here on Sunday.

  • Sunday, 06 June 2021
Drowning deaths soar by 296% in last 4-years in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha records nearly 2 deaths due to drowning, which  has been categorised as the third-highest contributor to natural accidental deaths in Odisha. As per the data available with the State Relief Commissioner (SRC), Odisha had witnessed nearly 843 drowning deaths in 2018-19.  The data shows during the period of 2016-19, Odisha had recorded nearly […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021