Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, two girls, including a minor, drowned in a pond at Khaliabandha under Kesinga block in Kalahandi district this morning.
The deceased were identified ad Roji Sahu and Namita Sahu. Another minor girl was, however, safely rescued.
According to reports, the three were taking bath when the mishap occurred.
A pal of gloom has descended in the village following the incident.