4-year-old girl drowns in Brahmani River in Rourkela

2/06/2020 at 3:58 PM

Rourkela: A four-year-old girl went missing after she accidentally fell into Brahmani river while crossing a temporary wooden bridge with her grandmother and her minor brother.

According to sources, the incident occurred on Monday evening when an elderly woman along with her two grandchildren was crossing a bridge between Timjor and Samarjhola villages under the Lathikata police limits.

However, a plank of the wooden bridge collapsed and following which the trio fell into the river.

Meanwhile, some locals rescued the elderly woman and the minor boy while the minor girl remained untraceable.

After a search operation, the body of the minor girl was recovered.

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