Rairangpur: In a tragic incident, a brother-sister duo drowned while taking bath in Khadakhai river near Rairangpur in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district today.
According to reports, a young woman and her minor brother were bathing in the river this morning while the boy slipped into the water and drowned.
The woman also met watery grave while trying to save her younger brother. The deceased, identified as Heena Gujrati (28) and Nanu (10), hail from Bihar.
On being informed by locals about the mishap, Fire personnel reached the spot and fished out the two bodies.
A pall of gloom descended on the locality after the incident.