Cuttack: Two youths drowned in Kathajodi river here today while take bath after Holi celebrations.
The deceased have been identified as Nishant Padhi and Subham Kumar Behera.
According to reports, while the duo was taking bath in the river near Ghatakula in 42 Mouza after celebrating Holi, unfortunately, they slipped into water and went missing.
Fire personnel reached the spot after being informed by the locals and recued them. They were rushed to the SCB Medical College and Hospital where the attending doctor declared them brought dead.