Malkangiri: The bodies of four persons including a child, who had gone missing after a boat carrying them capsized in Barlabandh canal of Balimela reservoir in Odisha’s Malkangiri district yesterday, were recovered today.
The deceased have been identified as Dohara Sisha (40), Budri Sisha (70), Radhika Sisha (25) and Tulsa Sisha (2).
The mishap had taken place when the boat carrying seven persons lost control and capsized in the canal around 10.30 AM yesterday. Three occupants of the boat managed to save their lives and swam back to the shore.
An operation by Fire personnel was underway to fish out the lifeless bodies.