Jagatsinghpur: Two minor boys were drowned in a pond while taking bath at Singiri village under Balikuda block in Jagatsinghpur district on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Omm Biswal, son of Saroj Biswal and Arya Suman Rout, son of Pratap Rout. Omm was a Class V student while Aryan was studying in Class III.
According to sources, Omm and Aryan had gone to take bath to the village pond at around 9 am. When they did not return, their family members searched them and found the duo floating in the water.
They were rescued and rushed to the district headquarter hospital where they were declared brought dead.