Mayurbhanj: A 25-year-old youth drowned in a gorge at Dariha village under Baisinga police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Jagannath Singh.
As per sources, Singh went out for fishing in a gorge early this morning. Accidentally, while fishing, he slipped into deep water in the gorge that is connected with Budhabalanga river which flows through the district. He went missing after that. On receiving information, a firefighting team from Betanati rushed to the spot and started rescue operation. After searching for around two hours, they fished his body out of the gorge. Later, police reached and recovered his body. The cops also initiated an inquiry into the incident. A case of unnatural death has been registered and the body was sent for postmortem.