Bhubaneswar: A tragic mishap has come to the fore in Pattamundai area in Kendrapara district where a village youth was reportedly dragged into Brahmani River by a crocodile this morning.
The youth, identified as Chandan Dey of Nilakanthapur village, has remained missing for over an hour. Fire and ODRAF personnel have been pressed into service. With help of boats, the personnel are now searching for Chandan.
Chandan had gone to the river bank for some work when the crocodile crawled rushing to him and dragged him into the river, which is in spate now.