Jagatsinghpur, April 30: In a tragic mishap, an engineering student drowned in the Alaka River in Jagatsingpur district on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Abhilash Sahoo of Alana village.
According to sources, Abhilash had come to his uncle’s house to attend a marriage function. Today noon, he was taking bath in the river with his friends when he slipped into the deep water.
Soon, the locals rescued Abhilash and rushed him to Balikuda Primary Health Centre where doctors declared him brought dead.