Man drowns in Puri sea in front of son: Body recovered from Chandrabhaga

Puri: The body of the man, who drowned in after being washed away by waves in front of his minor son at Puri, has been recovered near Chandrabhaga on Sunday.

Reportedly, the deceased Bansidhar Behera’s body was found off the coast near the turtle pond in the Beleswar temple.

A case of unusual death has been filed with Chandrabhaga Marine Police Station.

Earlier on Saturday, Bansidhar of Balasore had come to the Pilgrim City for a visit along with his family members. They went to the sea to take bath.

Bansidhar was swept away by the sea waves while he and his minor son were taking bath and he jumped into the water. A video of the unfortunate incident, captured by one of his relatives on the mobile phone, has gone viral now.

Two tourists -Nishant Goyal and Himanshu Kumar of Jharkhand- were also being swept away by the wave. However, both of them were rescued by the lifeguards deployed on the beach.

See the video here:

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