Bhubaneswar: Acting quickly on the missing of a girl while taking bath at Aryapalli sea beach area in Ganjam district, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Satyabrata Sahu directed DIG, Coast Guard to deploy an aircraft in the rescue operation.
Accordingly, a girl identified as Pragyan Rani Tripathy of Berhampur has been missing in the sea since morning.
According to reports, five girls were swept away by strong currents while taking bath in the sea. While villagers rescued three girls, the body of one, Swapna Rani Pandit from the Kanisi area, was fished out later. The other girl Pragyan is still missing.
The deceased has been identified as Swapnarani Pandit of Kanisi. Search operation is going on to trace Pragyan.