Puri, Oct 19: An unidentified tourist has gone missing while taking bath at Puri sea beach on Tuesday.
According to reports, the incident took place at the beach in front of hotel Camellia situated at Chakra Tirtha Road in the afternoon. Two tourists were taking bath in the sea. Meanwhile, they were swept away by the strong tides. Other tourists present on the spot tried to rescue them and alerted the Fire Brigade personnel immediately.
Firefighters reached the spot and managed to rescue one of the tourists. However, one youth is still reported to be missing.
The rescued person was immediately rushed to the Puri district headquarters hospital for treatment.