30 May 2019
Nuapada: In an unfortunate incident, two sisters drowned to death while taking a bath in Sargadi village pond under Khariar police limits here today morning.
The deceased have been identified as Sheetal Baghel (20) and Tanisha Baghel (13).
Reportedly, the two sisters lived with their parents in Raipur and were visiting their grandparents’ place in Rayagada for summer vacations. Along with their grandmother, the two girls had gone to take a refreshing dip in the pond when the incident occurred.
The duo did not know how to swim but ventured into the deep end of the pond and drowned to death.
On intimation, cops reached the spot, recovered the body for post-mortem and began a probe into the incident.