Jagatsingpur: Dead bodies of two teenagers today were fished out of Mahanadi by police who got drowned earlier in the river near Rahama in Jagatsingpur on Thursday afternoon.
The bodies have been identified as Siddharth Palei and his college mate Souri Rout. The deceased duo went missing after they were trapped in the powerful river current while taking a bath in leisure.
Reportedly, both friends had gone to river accompanied by two other friends when the incident occurred.
However, local police and fire rescue team launched the search operation soon after the mishap but bodies of the teenagers could not be discovered till yesterday evening.
Later, locals blocked Cuttack-Paradip road near Rahama but the blockage was cleared out by the local police after pacifying the mob.