Man & two children swept away in Mahanadi
In a tragic incident, a Man of Pensionpada, Sambalpur and his two children swept away in Mahanadi River at Daleipada Ghat today.
Local sources said, Md Altaf and his son & daughter were taking bath in the river at Daleipada and due to strong current of water, they got swept away.
Getting information, a firefighting team reached the spot and launched a rescue operation with the help of locals.
Sources said, 40-year-old Altaf and his 15-year-old son Md Aftab were rescued from the waterbody with the help of a country-boat and rushed to a hospital in critical condition.
The daughter of Altaf is yet to traced.