Two dead after drowning in sea in Odisha
Two students have allegedly drowned in the sea in Aryapally block of Ganjam district in Odisha. 1 has died, search is underway for the other.
Ganjam: In a tragic incident, two students died after drowning in the sea in Aryapally block of Ganjam district in Odisha.
The deceased students have been identified as Swapna Rani Pandit of Konishi area and Guduly Mishra of Shergarh.
According to reports, the girls had allegedly gone to see a jatra near their maternal uncle’s house. This morning as many as five friends had gone for a swim in the sea.
Reports say that there was a rogue wave and all five of the friends were washed away while swimming. Among three people were rescued safely.
Initially, the body of Swapna Rani was recovered. Guduly Mishra’s body was also fished out after six hours of frantic search by the villagers, ODRAF team and fire personnel. A coast guard aircraft was also engaged in the search operation.