Chandabali, Nov 22: In a tragic incident, a one and half-year-old boy died after drowning in a pond in Chandabali block of Bhadrak.
The minor boy has been identified as Ayush Mallick, son of Shantanu Mallick of Das Sahi under Chandabali block.
According to the report, Ayush was playing near his house when he fell into a nearby pond and drowned.
After rescuing the boy, the family members immediately rushed him to Chandabali hospital. The doctors declared him brought dead.
Being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.