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Cuttack boat mishap: Second body fished out


OST Bureau
Cuttack, Dec 18:

Fire brigade personnel on Wednesday fished out the body of Sukuta Swain (21) of Nayagarh, who was drowned in river Mahanadi here last Sunday.

Earlier, the body of Kartik Swain of Polasara in Ganjam district was fished out of the river a day after the mishap.OST FILLER GREEN

It may be mentioned that eight people from the Sikhar Chandi area of Bhubaneswar had gone for a picnic to the Mahanadi patha from Kaliaboda on a boat around noon on December 16.

While on their return, they noticed a leakage in the boat. Out of panic, all of them jumped into the river.

While six of them managed to swim to the river bank, Sukuta and Kartik were swept away by the river current.