Puri: In an unfortunate incident, one tourist drowned and three others sustained critical injures while taking bath in the sea here on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Debiprasad Mishra, a resident of West Midinapore of West Bengal.
The injured have been identified as Arka Chakraborty, Mamata Mishra and Laxmipriya Nandi.
As per reports, Devi Prasad, Arka, Mamata and Laxmipriya were bathing in the sea in front of Hotel Seagull when they were suddenly hit by a huge wave.
Seeing them drowning, lifeguards jumped into the water and rescued them. Later they were admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital.