Body Of Another MCL Staff Fished Out From Hirakud Reservoir

Bhubaneswar: The body of another staff of the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) who had gone missing while bathing in Hirakud dam reservoir in Sambalpur district yesterday was recovered on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Mahesh Chitturi. Earlier in the day, ODRAF personnel had recovered the body of his colleague Abhishek Kumar.

Reportedly, the duo accompanied by another colleague Vinesh had gone to Jhankarani temple situated near the reservoir yesterday. While taking bath at the reservoir they were carried away by the strong currents of the water.

Locals rescued Vinesh with a boat but the other two had gone missing. Police and ODRAF personnel had launched a search operation to trace them.