Brother-sister duo drown in Kadakhai river while taking bath

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Rairangpur: In a tragic incident, a brother-sister duo drowned while taking bath in Kadakhai river near here in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday.

The deceased duo has been identified as Heena Gujrati and her brother Nanu Gujrati.

The mishap took place this morning while the duo was taking bath. Nanu first slipped into deep water and raised an alarm for help, following which Heena swung into action to save him but in vain, both drowned in the river.

Fire officials reached the spot being informed about the incident and launched a rescue operation. The bodies were fished out from water later in the day.

Police have lodged a case of unnatural death in the incident sending the bodies for autopsy.

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