Jagatsinghpur: A minor girl drowned in a pond at Kantaballabhpur village under Jagatsinghpur Sadar police limits on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Monalisa Behera.
According to sources, Rajkishore’s daughter, Monalisa along with Saswat, son of one Sanjay Behera of Behera Sahi were playing this morning at around 11 AM when the duo slipped into a nearby village pond.
After frantic search, family members rescued the duo and admitted them to Jagatsinghpur district headquarters hospital.
While Monalisa was declared ‘dead upon arrival’, Saswat is reportedly undergoing treatment there, sources added.