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Two minors missing after boat capsizes in Odisha’s Malkangiri

Malkangiri: In a tragic incident, two people went missing while returning from a wedding party after the boat they were travelling by capsized in the river in Sindiguda village in Swaviman area of ​​Malkangari district.

On being alerted, Khairaput fire personnel along with Mudulipada police reached the spot and launched a search operation to trace the missing boys.

The two missing persons have been identified as Sajit Kidinga and Balaram Kidinga of Dindiguda village in the district. Both the missing persons are said to be minors.

According to the report, Sajit and Balaram along with others were returning to their village from Padalput village in Andhra Pradesh by boat after attending a wedding party in Padalput village in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. The boat reportedly capsized due to being overweight.

Rescue operations are underway as both are still missing. The Khairput fire department team and Mudulipada police are continuing the rescue operation at the spot.

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