Jajpur: A six-year-old boy drowned in a Nadaka nullah near Rahasoi village under Dasarathpur block in Jajpur district on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Satya Prakash, son of one Bidyadhar Sahu of Saundi village in the district.
Sources said the child was playing outside in the morning. He later went towards the nullah and accidentally fell into the nullah. When he did not return till late, his family searched for him everywhere but in vain.
Later, an ODRAF team was pressed into service for rescue operation. However, the team could not trace the boy even after an hour of operation.