Odisha: Fishermen rescue girl from committing suicide

16/01/2020 at 5:51 PM

Chhatrapur, Jan 16: Two fishermen turned saviours and saved the life of a girl who jumped into Rushikulya river in Ganjam district today.

As per reports, the girl a plus three student jumped into the river when both the fishermen identified as Sukanta and Pabitra rescued the girl.

“We were fishing when the girl jumped into the river. Though a number of people were witnessing the entire incident, no one came forward to rescue the girl. So we decided to rescue the girl,” said Sukanta.

The girl was later rushed to the nearest hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment. Police have started an investigation to ascertain the cause behind the girl taking such extreme step.

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