Cuttack: Two Class 9 students named Subham Behera and Nishant Padhi met watery grave after drowning near Cuttack-42, Mouza Road bridge of Kathojodi river in Cuttack district of Odisha today.
The deceased have been identified as Sushant Behera, and Nishant Padhi of Netaji Nagar in Cuttack. Both of them were the students of Class IX in Kendriya Vidyalaya.
As per the report, Subham and Nishant had gone to Kathojodi river to take bath after playing Holi. While taking bath they went deep into the river and started drowning. The locals found them drowning and informed the fire department.
After getting informed, fire fighters rushed to the spot and rescued the students. They were then rushed to SCB medical college and Hospital, Cuttack where they were declared dead by doctor.