Two Minor Girls Meet Watery Grave

Khorda: Two minor girls met watery grave today as they slipped into in a community pond in Atri village under Begunia block of Khorda district.

The deceased minors were identified Pushpanjali Behera (3) and Pakuni Behera.

The pond is located in isolated spot of the village. The tiny tots were playing near the pond and accidentally slipped into it. A woman who was bathing at the pond tried to save the duo bit in vain.

Villagers later fished out the bodies, said police sources.