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Minors Swept Away In Mahanadi: Rescue Operations Underway On Day 2

06 October 2019


SambalpurFire Service personnel continue the search and rescue operations for the one missing girl on day two. Yesterday six minor girls were swept away while taking a bath in Mahanadi river near Badabazar area.

While five of the girls had been rescued, one of them went missing.

As per reports, the six girls had gone to the river for bathing at about 11 am. One of the girls was swept away due to strong currents. The rest in an attempt to save their friend were also swept away.

Few locals spotted the girls in distress. They immediately informed the Fire Service personnel who then with the help of locals rescued five of the girls.