Sambalpur, Jan 18: In a tragic incident, two students of the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) died of drowning while picnicking at Debjharan waterfall today.
The deceased students have been identified as Abhijeet Samal and Soumya Ranjan Behuria, both 3rd year students of Computer Science Department of VSSUT, Burla.
As per reports, the deceased along with 38 students of the department had been to the picnic spot and both of them drowned while taking a bath.
Other tourists present at the spot tried to rescue them but failed to do so. Later personnel of Odisha Fire Service reached the spot and fished out the bodies.