Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Nov 27:

A Russian tourist drowned to death today afternoon in Odisha while taking a bath near Baliapanda beach in Puri sea.


The deceased has been identified as Antlone Udhershave.

According to reports, the tourist went into the sea at around 2.30 pm to take a bath but did not return to the coast for a long time.

His body was found lying at the bay after an hour following which people informed police.

Police reached the spot and recovered the body with 61 US dollars.

The body has been sent for post mortem and the death has been reported to the Russian Embassy, informed a police official.