Balipatna, March 12: A student who appeared this year’s matriculation examinations went on missing while taking a bath at Bhargavi river in Balipatna, on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
The student has been identified as Rajiv Rayguru Singh, a resident of Sijua area in the state capital.
As per reports, Singh had been to the river with three of his friends and was taking a bath when he was swept away in the strong current. Personnel of Odisha Fire Service rushed to the spot and started a rescue operation. Locals said that the victim had been to his relative’s house in Balipatna.