Two minor boys drown in Brahmani, one body retrieved

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Jajpur: The body of a minor boy was retrieved by fire service personnel while another went missing when they were taking bath in Tinimuhana Ghat of Brahmani River in Jajpur district on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Rahul Barik and the missing has been identified as Kartik Barik. Both hailed from Sahupada village and are Class IX students.

According to sources, Rahul and Kartik drowned when the duo along with five others had gone to take bath in the river.

On being informed, fire service personnel reached and retrieved the body of Rahul. However, Kartik is still missing and a rescue operation is underway to trace him.

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