Cuttack: In a tragic incident, two students went missing while taking bath in river Mahanadi at Dhabaleswar ghat in Cuttack today.
The students have been identified as Pritam Sethy and Subhankar Panda hailing from CDA, Cuttack.
According to reports, two students had gone to the river to take a bath this morning when the mishap occurred.
On being informed, search operations have been launched to rescue the missing students.
At this, some locals, present on the spot informed the police. Following information, a team of Fire brigade and Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) rushed to the spot and began search operation to trace out the bodies. After an two hours of search, the body of a youth was fished out.
But as the sun set in, the search operation was stopped. The team will carry out the operation
Notably, three students of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) had drowned while taking bath at Gadagadia Ghat on August 30 this year.