Cuttack: A young woman jumped off from Mundali bridge into the Mahanadi river near Banki this evening, sources in the police informed.
According to available information, the woman parked her scooter on the bridge and jumped into the river. While police said that the woman hails from Bhubaneswar but abstained to reveal her name immediately, sources said.
The police have ascertained the identity of the woman from her identification card recovered the vanity bag, which she left at the scooter before jumping into the river, sources said.
Reportedly, Barang police and Fire Services personnel have launched a rescue operation to trace the missing woman, sources added.
This is a developing story. Further detailed are awaited.