Bhubaneswar: In a heartrending mishap, two minor boys drowned in a pond in a village under Pattamundia area in Kendrapara district this morning.
According to reports, the two boys were taking bath in the Lokanath Pond at Lokapada village when they slipped into deep water. They went missing soon. Later they were fished out by fire personnel. The two deceased boys were identified as Abu Bakar Khan and Faran Khan.
A pal of gloom has descended in the area. Police have reached the spot and started investigation, said reports.