Three drown in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh

Three persons drowned in the Ganga in Chandauli on Monday morning while bathing in the river, police said.

Published: 05th June 2017 01:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th June 2017 01:36 PM   |  A+A-

Ganga river | File- Vikram sharma

By IANS

LUCKNOW: Three persons drowned in the Ganga in Chandauli on Monday morning while bathing in the river, police said.

The deceased have been identified as Kundan Sharma, 20, Rajiv Singh, 38 and Rakesh Singh, 35.

The incident took place at the Ganga Ghat in Budhepur village. 

The victims belonged to Hingutargarh village. Police divers were pressed into service after the villagers and passerbys raised an alarm.

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