Odisha: MBBS Student Drowns In Hirakud Reservoir

**Sambalpur:** A 22-year-old medical student died after drowning in a downstream of Hirakud reservoir here on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Sumeet Singh of Rajasthan. Sumeet was a student of third year MBBS at the VSS Medical College in Burla.

According to reports, Sumeet had accompanied his batchmates to a stream near Jhankarani temple for hanging out.

Sumeet drowned while taking bath inside the stream. His friends reported the matter to police and fire department personnel who retrieved the youth’s body.

A case of unnatural death was registered by local police and the body of the deceased was sent for autopsy.