Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Salepur (Cuttack), Apr 25:
In a tragic incident, two minor boys were drowned in Mahanadi river near Ramachandrapur village under Kishannagar police station limits in Salepur block in Odisha’s Cuttack district this morning.
According to reports, three minor boys had gone to the river bank to bring water for Lord Shani during Shani Yatra at Ramachandrapur village. However, while bringing water, the three boys slipped into deep waters.
At this, some villagers present near the bank rescued one of the boys while the two others went missing.
Following information, Kishannagar police and a fire brigade rushed to the spot.
Efforts are on to trace out the bodies of the two minors, the reports added.