Two minor cousins meet watery grave in Odisha

Nabarangpur: Tragedy struck a family of Runiguda village under Kosagumuda block in Nabarangpur district after two minor girls, who happened to be cousins, drowned in Bhaskel river yesterday.

As per reports, Samadu Pujari’s six-year-old daughter Jayamani and his brother Dambarudhar Pujari’s seven-year-old daughter Hemabati went outside yesterday and did not return late in the evening. After searching for the two kids for a while, the families found the bodies floating in Bhaskel river in the evening.  After that, the families later lodged a complaint at Kosagumuda police station.

Later, police and fire brigade officials reached the spot, recovered and sent the bodies to hospital for post-mortem. It is suspected that the two might have gone to the river to take bath and later drowned accidentally.

However,  the police are investigating into the incident.

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