The deceased trio have been identified as Nilesh Singh, Rajkumar Gupta and Amit Gupta. They are employees of a licensed foreign liquor shop located in Nuapada town.
As per the report, at least six employees of the foreign liquor shop had been to immerse Ganesh idol in Godhas waterfall located near Dharmbandha today afternoon when the mishap took place.
While the rest three were taking bath near the bank of the waterfall Nilesh, Rajkumar and Amit went deep into the water and got swept away.
Local fire brigade rushed to the spot getting intimation on the incident and launched search operation.
The trio remained untraceable till the last report came in.