Three youths go missing in Koraput reservoir


Koraput: Three youths have gone missing after a boat they were ferrying in capsized in Jalaput reservoir in Odisha’s Koraput district, said sources on Tuesday.

As per sources five friends of Padhua village in Lamtaput block had gone to the site for an outing on October 25 and were ferrying in a country boat at Padua Ghat of the reservoir when the mishap took place.

After the boat capsized, all of them fell into the water.

However, two of them managed to swim to the shore and the other three went missing.

They informed the villagers about the incident.

On being informed, a firefighting team was pressed into service yesterday for rescue operation. However, the three youths are yet to be traced.

The three youths who went missing have been identified as Prashant Khara,Chit Khil and Manoj Hantal.