Jagatsinghpur/Cuttack: A youth drowned in Hansua river near Jaipur while another one rescued in Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday.
The deceased, identified as Sudhanshu Sekhar Das and his friend Sagar Das had gone to the river to take bath. While bathing, they ventured deep into the river and were swept away in the strong currents.
While Sudhanshu’s body was fished out of the river, Sagar was rescued in a critical condition. He was rushed to Manijunga Community Health Centre where his health condition was stated to be stable.
In another incident, a youth went missing while taking bath in Mahanadi river near Chahata ghat in Cuttack today. The missing has been identified as Rohan Mallick of Tulasipur area.
On being informed fire service personnel and ODRAF team reached the spot and initiated a search and rescue operation. The rescue operation was on till the last reports came in.