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Two go missing in Koraput boat mishap


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Koraput, Feb 15:

Two persons have gone missing following a  boat capsize inside the Machkund reservoir in Koraput district today, official sources said.
The missing persons have been identified as Dambru Tangal (54) of Aringi village and Hari Khora (62) of Dukamput village under Nandapur block. The mishap occurred when they were returning from Rabel village in a small boat, the sources said.
 The remoteness of the area and lack of telecommunication connectivity  have compounded problems in getting proper information on the accident , a senior district official said.
An ODRAF team has been sent to the spot for rescue operation, the official added.