Two sisters meet water grave while taking bath in village pond
Nuapada: Two sisters drowned while taking a bath in a pond in Sargadi village under Khariar police limits in Nuapada district today morning.
The deceased siblings have been identified as Sheetal Baghel (19) and Tanisha Baghel (13).
The siblings-duo, who lived with their parents in Raipur, was reportedly on a visit to their grandparents’ place here for summer vacations.
According to sources, the two girls along with their grandmother had gone to take bath in the village pond when they accidentally slipped into deep water and went under.
Though their grandmother tried to save them, but in vain. After she raised an alarm, villagers rushed to the spot and retrieved the girls from the water body. However, the duo had died by then, sources added.
On being informed, cops reached the spot; recovered the body for post-mortem and launched a probe into the incident.