Gajapati: In a tragic incident, a brother-sister duo drowned while taking bath in Domuhi River at Mohana block in Gajapati district this morning.
The deceased duo was identified as Soumya Sualsingh (6) and her brother Bishnu Sualsingh (3) of Katama village under Mohana police limits.
The mishap took place this morning while the duo was taking bath with their mother when they accidentally slipped into deep water.
Their mother pulled them out and rushed them to Mohana Community Health Centre (CHC), but they were declared ‘brought dead’ by the doctors.
Police have lodged a case of unnatural death into the incident sending the bodies for postmortem.