Lanjigarh: A youth went missing in Vamsadhara river near Lanjigarh block on Sunday morning. Another youth who was also swept away in the river was later rescued by locals.
The missing youth was identified as Nali Majhi while the rescued youth was identified as Kusmi Majhi, both residents of Kendubarati under Trilochanpur gram panchayat.
According to sources, the duo was returning home from Lanjigarh market when they fell into the water while crossing the river. Though Kusmi was rescued by some locals, Nali was swept away.
On being informed, local police reached the spot and launched a search to trace the missing youth.