Anandpur, Mar 29: Yet in another Holi mishap, a youth drowned while taking bath in Baunsagad canal under Anandpur police limits in Keonjhar district today.
The deceased has been identified as Biswabhusan Ghadei, a resident of Janghar village.
According to locals, Biswabhusan and his four friends went to Baunsagad canal to take bath after celebrating Holi. He jumped into the water and did not come out since then. Being worried, his friends tried to trace him out, but in vain.
Subsequently, they informed the fire service officials.
On being informed, the fire personnel reached the spot and pulled out the body after two and half hours of search.
Later, the police sent the body for post-mortem and initiated a probe into the matter.