Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a youth was swept away in Nagabali river after falling off hanging bridge while taking selfie in Rayagada district today.
The deceased has been identified as T. Gangaraju, a native of Andhra Pradesh.
According to sources, a group of thirteen youths including Gangaraju visited Majhighariani temple in the district. After offering prayers, they went to hanging bridge over Nagabali river to enjoy the beauty of nature. While taking selfie on the bridge, Gangaraju felled down into the river accidentally and swept away.
His friends immediately informed the fire officials who were rushed to the spot and fished out the body from river after a launch operation.