G Udayagiri: Two women drowned in a pond at Lingagarh village under G Udayagiri police limits in Odisha’s Kandhamal district Thursday, a source said.
The deceased were identified as Suryakanti Pradhan and Kurumani Pradhan.
According to a local source, the two women had gone to a nearby pond to take bath. While bathing, they went deep into the pond. Somehow they lost balance and met with a watery grave.
Later, locals informed the Fire Services Department about the missing women. The Fire Services personnel fished out their bodies after much effort.
Afterwards, cops from G Udayagiri Police Station reached the spot and sent the bodies for autopsy reports.
Police have launched a case of unnatural death and started a probe into it.