Tragic! Two minor girls meet watery grave in Puri
Puri: Tragedy struck Gandapada village under Delang block in Puuri district after two minor girls drowned in a pond in the locality today.
The two deceased girls have been identified as Liza (10), daughter of one Biranchi Behera and eight-year-old Dipti, daughter of Bijaya Behera.
Sources said the two girls had gone to the nearby pond to take bath. While bathing, the two slipped into deep water and drowned. Seeing the bodies floating in the pond, some locals raised an alarm and informed their family members. Though the locals rescued the girls and rushed them to a hospital at Delang, doctors declared them brought dead.
On receiving information, police reached the spot and initiated an inquiry in this connection.