Bhadrak (Odisha), Mar 24 (PTI) Four persons were drowned in two separate incidents while taking bath in Odisha s Bhadrak district today, police said. Also Read - Odisha Assembly Election 2019 Results: Bhandaripokhari, Bhadrak, Basudevpur, Dhamnagar, Chandabali, Binjharpur Winners List

While one youth accidentally slipped into the Baitarani river while taking bath, two others got drowned in a bid to save him. Also Read - Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Vote Counting Updates From Odisha: BJP Set to Win Bargarh, Sundargarh, Sambalpur While BJD Bags Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak, Balasore



The deceased have been identified as Jagannath Boitai (15), Diptiranjan Boitai (17) and Pradeep Bal (20). Also Read - Odisha Polls: Estimated 35 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till 1 PM

Their bodies were later fished out by the locals and rushed to a nearby hospital where the three were declared brought dead.



In another incident, a class 7 girl drowned in a village pond at Dangamala under Basudevpur block in the district while taking bath.

The deceased girl has been identified as Geetanjali Behera.

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