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Odisha: Two Minor Boys Drown In Construction Pit

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11 March 2019


Mayurbhanj: In a tragic incident, two 5-year-old boys died after drowning in an artificial pond at Jamudali village in Rairangpur. The incident took place while three children were playing in a field today afternoon.

The deceased have been identified as Durumu Nayak and Parbat Soren. According to reports, a contractor had dug a field to aggregate construction soil. The area turned into a water body later.

The children playing in the vicinity fell into the pond and died. Locals retrieved the bodies and rushed to the nearby hospital where two of them were declared dead. Local police have registered a case and started investigation into the matter.