Man Jumps Into Mahanadi Off Mundali Bridge In Odisha’s Cuttack, 2nd Incident In 3 Days

Cuttack: Three days after a Bhubaneswar youth allegedly jumped into the Mahanadi river, a similar incident was reported at Mundali bridge at Athagarh of Odisha’s Cuttack district on Tuesday.

According to sources, the locals spotted a two-wheeler parked on the bridge along with a pair of slippers and informed the local police.

On being informed, a team of Godisahi police outpost as well as the fire service personnel of Baranga arrived at the spot. A search operation has been initiated in the Mahanadi.

Although the person has not been identified yet, the cops suspect that it could be a man from the slippers found near the vehicle. Further investigation into the incident is underway.

It is pertinent to mention here that a youth, identified as Biswadeb Das of Sailashree Vihar in Bhubaneswar, jumped into the river from Mundali bridge on August 27. He parked his two-wheeler and jumped into the river. His body is yet to be recovered from the river.


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