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Odisha: Two Sisters Drown To Death In Balasore Village Pond

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13 May 2019

Pramod Kumar Das

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Balasore: In a shocking incident, two minor girls drowned to death while taking bath in village pond at Rasalapur under Sadar police limits here today morning.

The deceased have been identified as Urmila Das (14) and Purnima Das (12).

Reportedly, the two cousin sisters had gone to take a bath in the nearby pond when their legs slipped and they drowned. When they went missing for several hours, family members launched a search operation and found their bodies floating.

Pall of gloom prevailed in the village as the two bodies were recovered and sent for post-mortem.

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