Body of youth dragged by crocodile retrieved


Kendrapara: Mutilated body of the youth, who was dragged by crocodile into Brahmani river at Pattamundai in Kendrapada district yesterday, found floating this morning.

The deceased Sanjay Pradhan, a resident of Mandapada village, had gone to take bath in Brahmani river on Sunday morning when a crocodile lurking on the banks, dragged him into the water. He went missing after the incident.

Although fire department personnel carried a search operation to trace out the youth, it was of no avail. However, the body of the youth was found floating in the water this morning.

On being informed by the locals, police along with fire service personnel rushed to the spot and retrieved the body from the water.

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