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Rayagada: In a tragic incident, a CRPF jawan drowned to death after falling into a nullah during a combing operation in Raibiji area under Dangasorada police limits in the district on Wednesday.
The deceased jawan has been identified as Shiva Mundari of the 8th Batallion of CRPF and a resident of N Nargada village in Sundargarh district.
Reports say a Shiva was part of a group of 8th Batallion CRPF jawans, which was carrying out a routine combing operation near Manajhola Watershed Project on the foothills of Godargudi under Chandrapur block of the district today morning. Unfortunately, Shiva lost balance near Raibiji area slipped into a nullah. He sustained serious head injury and drowned to death.
The victim was immediately fished out of the nullah by fellow jawans and rushed to the Chandrapur Community Health Centre (CHC) where doctors declared him brought dead. The body of the jawan was later shifted to the Muniguda Community Health Centre (CHC) for autopsy.
Dangasorada Police has lodged a case of unnatural death in the incident and has started investigation to ascertain the circumstances under which the victim fell into the nullah and met a watery grave.