Jajpur: Alert locals rescued a minor boy while he was being swept away by the current in river Brahmani near Balikudia in Raychanda panchayat under Dharmashala block in Jajpur district today.
According to reports, local youths who noticed the boy being swept away in the river rescued him using a boat.
The minor boy identified as Alha Barik who was on a visit to his maternal uncle’s place had gone to take a bath in the river when he was swept away by the current.
Alha was rushed to the Government Hospital at Kabatabandha village where he was discharged after first aid.
His condition is stated to be stable.