Three minors drown while taking bath in Koel river

Rourkela: Three minor boys met watery grave while taking bath in Koel river in Jhiripani area of Sundargarh district today afternoon. After some locals spotted three bodies floating in the river, they informed the local police.

With the help of Fire Service personnel and locals, the police fished out the bodies.

Identity of the bodies could not be established till the filing of this report.

As slippers were found at Bhata Basti ghat, the police suspect the deceased could be from the nearby slum.

The bodies were sent for post mortem and investigation into the matter is on, informed a police official.

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