Bhubaneswar: A pregnant woman drowned in front of her husband as the car they were travelling in plunged into a pond near Jamsar village under Puintala block of Balangir district late Monday night.
Reportedly, Muna Sahu of Ghusuramunda village in Loisinga block of the district had taken his pregnant wife Pinky for a checkup at Balangir hospital yesterday. They were returning at around 10 pm when their car lost control and plunged into a pond.
Muna was able to swim back to safety but Pinky was unable to get out. Passers-by saw this and informed the fire brigade. An hour after the fire brigade arrived, Pinky was rescued and admitted to Bhima Bhoi Medical College & Hospital, Balangir, where she was declared dead.