Bol Bom Devotee Drowns In Sea In Puri

**Puri**: In a tragic incident, a Bol Bom (Kanwaria) drowned in sea while taking bath here on Sunday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Sanjib Dalie of Jajpur district.

According to reports, Sanjib had gone to take bath but he slipped into the deep of the sea following a heavy wave struck him.

On being informed, life guards swung into action and rescued him but he died on the way to hospital.

The deceased and his nephew had come to Puri taking water from Bhargavi river and was supposed to offer prayers at Loknath temple here on Monday, reports added.

The body has been sent for post mortem.