Minor boy’s body recovered from pond in Puri

Puri: Police on Sunday recovered the body of an unidentified minor boy from a pond near Akhandalamani temple under Talabania police limits in Puri district on Sunday morning.
According to reports, some locals spotted the minor boy aged between 8 and 9 years floating in a village pond and informed police, who the help of fire personnel fished the body out. “The body has been sent for postmortem and investigation into the matter is underway,” a police officer said.
The local residents suspect that the boy could have accidentally drowned.

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