Jajpur: In a tragic incident, two minor girls drowned in a pond at Kurukura village under Rasulpur block in the district today.
The deceased were identified as Sangeeta Swain (5) and Roshni Swain (4). Both are daughters of Hrushikesh Swain.
The unfortunate incident took place when the two sisters had gone to the pond with their grandmother to take bath. While bathing, they slipped into deep water and drowned.
Later, locals fished out the bodies from the pond and rushed them to hospital where doctors declared them brought dead.