Mishap during Holi in Jajpur: 1 more body fished out; death toll rises to 3

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Jajpur: In a tragic incident, three persons died and others went missing while bathing after playing holi in the Kharasrota river in Jajpur district on Friday.

While two bodies were found on Friday, another was dished out Saturday morning.

Friday.As per reports, as many as six youths, believed to be local residents, went for bathing in the river at Mangala Ghat near Badasuara after playing Holi. However, the youths lost their balance on the slippery rocks while bathing and were swept away in the strong current.

The deceased were identified as Sambit Kumar Jena of Sadar Bazar in Jajpur and Subham Jena. Three of the missing students have been identified as Krishna Jena (19), Rahul Jena (18) and Karan Jena (19).

 

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