Boy Drowns During Durga Idol Immersion In Odisha’s Jajpur

Jajpur: A college student got drowned in a river at Pahanga village under Rasulpur block in Jajpur district during immersion of an idol of Goddess Durga on Thursday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Debasish Jena, a resident of Bhandaripokhari area in Bhadrak district, was studying in Vyasanagar Autonomous College staying at his maternal uncle’s house.
Reportedly, Debasish slipped into deep water of the river during the idol immersion and later drowned. On receiving information, a firefighting team rushed to spot and launched a rescue operation.
After over two hours of search operation, the youth was fished out of the water body and rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead