**Bolangir:** In an untoward incident, two girls of the same school committed suicide at their respective houses on Sunday. This incident occurred in Dunguripada village under Town police limits of Bolangir district on Sunday.
Both the girls were students of Navajeevan Bidyapitha School of Bolangir.
“One of the girls was studying in Class X whereas the other was studying in Class IX. Both hanged themselves from the wooden plank which supports the asbestos roof in their houses. Both the cases are not connected in any way,” informed Gokulnanda Sahu, IIC, Town Thana.
When asked about the ‘Blue Whale’ angle, the police official ruled it out saying, ” We are investigating the cases. It has nothing to do with the Blue Whale Challenge. Both the bodies have been seized and have been sent for autopsy. We are waiting for the for the reports and then only, the real cause can be ascertained.”