Bolangir: A three-year old boy drowned in a pond at Bhutiarbahal village under Deogaon police limits in Bolangir district on Saturday morning.
The deceased was identified as Amalesh Pal.
According to sources, Amalesh along with his mother had gone to a nearby pond this morning. While his mother was washing clothes, the boy accidentally fell into the pond and drowned in the deep water.
Locals reached the spot and rescued him from the water. However, Amalesh succumbed. On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident.