Boudh: In a tragic incident, two minor brothers drowned in Mahanadi river in Odisha’s Boudh district today.
The deceased have been identified as Ashish Pradhan and Tophan Pradhan of Arakhapadar village under Harabhanga police limits in the district.
According to reports, the duo was bathing in the river when Ashish slipped into deep waters. Tophan tried to save his brother but met the same fate in the process.
On being informed, Fire personnel reached the village and recovered the bodies from the water body. Police have sent the bodies to the District Headquarters Hospital for post-mortem.