Paralakhemundi: In a tragic incident, a brother-sister duo drowned in river while taking bath with the mother at Mohana in Gajapati district.
The dead siblings are Soumya Sualsingh (6) and her brother three-year-old Bishnu. Soumya slipped into the deep water first while her mother was washing clothes. The brother Bishnu also slipped. Her mother jumped to the water body and rescued both of them.
She immediately rushed them to Mohana health centre where doctors declared them dead. Police seized the body and sent them to district headquarters hospital for post-mortem.