Keonjhar, July 26: A youth has died after drowning in a canal in Keonjhar district on Monday.
The incident took place at Salania village under Nandipada police limits.
Locals recovered the youth’s body after a long search operation.
The deceased has been identified as Iswar Jena, son of Manguli Jena who is a native of Nishangpur.
Sources said Iswar had been to the Salania branch canal in the morning. However, he was swept away in the stream.
Being informed, locals rushed to the spot and carried a search operation, and recovered the body from the water.