Berhampur: A joint operation of Police, ODRAF team and fire personnel managed to recover bodies of A Lokesh Patra and D Hitesh Patra on Sunday who were missing after drowning in Gopalpur sea on Friday while taking bath after Holi celebrations.
According to reports, three youths- T. Sidharth Patra, A Lokesh and D Hitesh had went missing while taking bath at Gopalpur beach near Haripur ghat post Holi celebrations on Friday.
The body of T Sidharth Patra was recovered the same day, however, the other two were missing.
The three were the students of Binayak Acharya College and Presidency College in Berhampur.
Sources said the bodies of both Lokesh and Hitesh were recovered some 2 km away from Gopalpur port.