Bhadrak: In a tragic incident, three youths drowned while taking bath in Baitarani river in Bhandaripokhari area of Odisha’s Bhadrak district today.
According to reports, the three youths, residents of Boitei Sahi, were bathing in the river this afternoon when one of them slipped into water. In a bid to save him, other two went further in the water body. However, all of them drowned.
The deceased have been identified as Jagannath Boitai (15), Diptiranjan Boitai (17) and Pradeep Bal (20).
The bodies were later fished out by the locals and rushed to a nearby hospital where the three were declared brought dead.