Samabalpur: Bodies of two babies were found floating in Chiplima power channel near Burla in Sambalpur district on Friday.
On being informed, Burla police rushed the spot and recovered the bodies of the two newly born from the water body. The bodies of the two infants will be sent for post-mortem.
The identities of the two infants are yet to be ascertained.
According to reports, two local fishermen spotted the bodies of the two toddlers floating in the Chiplima power channel and informed the police.
It is being suspected that someone might have come from near VIMSAR Hospital in Burla and dumped the infants into the water body.
Police is also suspecting that the newly-born are twins and their bodies might have been disposed at another location and swept towards Chiplima power channel.