07 March 2019
Kendrapada: A youth named Bhagabat escaped from the clutches of a crocodile and saved himself by fighting valiantly with it. This incident occurred around 6 am at Rajpur village of Rajnagar block in Kendrapada district.
Notably, Bhagabat had gone to have a bath in nearby Brahmani river when a crocodile grabbed his left hand. The youth bravely fought with the reptile and managed to pull out his hand.
But he got severely injured. Meanwhile, some forest officials and villagers reached the spot and rescued him. He was rushed to the nearby Rajnagar CHC and then was referred to the DHH where he is undergoing treatment.