Jagatsinghpur: A woman jumped into a river with her six-month-old son near Pokamula village under Naugaon police limits in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, last evening.
According to reports, Lipina Rout, wife of Arakhita Rout, jumped into Devi river near the village holding the baby in her arms around 8.30 pm.
On being informed by villagers, police and Fire service personnel reached the spot and initiated rescue operation. Till last reports came in, the woman and the child were yet to be traced.
The reason behind the extreme step by the woman is yet to be ascertained.