Cuttack: A youth jumped into the Mahanadi river late last night. The police and fire services personnel are attempting to rescue him.
As per reports, the youth parked his bike on Subarnapur bridge under Banki limits and then jumped into the raging river.
The youth has been identified as 25-year-old Banamali Raut. He was positively identified by his family from his bike and slippers.
As this article was being written a search and rescue operation was underway. The Banki and Damapada fire service department was conduction the operation with help from the local police.