Jagatsinghpur, Nov 19 (LocalWire) A 15-year-old boy drowned while taking bath in Hansua river in Jaipur district, police said on Monday.
According to the Tirtol police, while taking a bath in Hansua with his friend Sagar Das, Uradai resident Situ Das slipped and fell in the water. Hearing his scream, Sagar attempted to save him, but he too was about to drown when villagers called Tirtol fire brigadier and rescued the duo.
The boys were rushed to Manijanaga Community Health Centre (CHC) where Situ was declared brought dead. Sagar was shifted to the district headquarters hospital and is still said to be critical.