Bhubaneswar, Nov. 26 -- The body of one of the four students, who went missing while bathing in Mahanadi River near Bhadimula Ghat in Cuttack on Thursday afternoon, was recovered late last night after a marathon search operation by the Fire Services department.

The deceased has been identified Khetrabasi Behera and the other three students, all batchmates studying in Class 8 and aged between 13 and 14 years, are natives of Potapokhari in Nayabazar area of the Millennium city.

As per reports, Khetrabasi and his friends came back to their houses following school at around 1 pm and after having food, all of them went for an outing to the Bhadimula Ghat on their bicycles.

The four students reportedly drowned while taking a bath in the rive...