Sonitpur : In a sensational incident that shook Misamari, Sonitpur region, a mother and her minor child were swept away by the river current in Digholjuli River. A youth managed to alert the people in the region after he saw both the mother and her child drowning.
Though the locals were able to rescue the mother, the child’s body was missing since yesterday, with the help of the locals and the SDRF carry out a rescue operation the entire evening. The body of the child could be recovered only this morning.
The child has been identified as Dipika Tanti. The SDRF failed in rescuing the minor girl last evening due to the darkness setting down. The body was found floating early this morning by the locals who soon after informed the police and the body was fished out.
The death of the minor girl has spread a pall of gloom in the family as well as the entire region. As per reports, both the mother and the child had slipped into the river last evening. The mother though rescued by the locals, the body of the child was recovered only this morning.