Rairangpur: In a tragic incident, two minor boys drowned in a pond in Matakom sahi of Jamudali village in Rairangpur block of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district this evening.
The deceased have been identified as Duluma Nayak (5) and Parbata Soren (5). Reportedly, both had gone to take bath in the pond and while playing around in the water, they slipped accidentally into the pond.
Their bodies were spotted floating by the local villagers. Following the incident, a pall of gloom has descended on the village.