Puri, Oct 25: A youth from West Bengal drowned while taking bath in the sea in Odisha’s Puri town on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Archit Banarjee of West Bengal.
The incident occurred while Archit was taking a bath near the lighthouse in front of Birla guest house and was swept away by a huge wave. Being informed, the life guards recovered Archit from the sea. He was rushed to the Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), where doctors declared him received dead.