Basudevpur: A minor boy drowned to death in a pond at Basathi village under Basudevpur Municipality of Bhadrak district. The deceased was identified as Suman Gaurav.
Reportedly, Suman had gone to the nearby village pond to perform the last rites of his grandmother when he slipped into deep water and drowned.
His cousin brother and locals, who were present at the spot, managed to pull him out and informed his parents. He was immediately rushed to Basudevpur hospital, but the doctor declared him ‘brought dead’.