Two children drown in pond in Sitamarhi

Sitamarhi (Bihar), Oct 22 (PTI) Two children drowned in a pond at Gosainpur village in Sitamarhi district today, police said. The incident happened ...

Published: 22nd October 2017 09:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd October 2017 09:30 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Sitamarhi (Bihar), Oct 22 (PTI) Two children drowned in a pond at Gosainpur village in Sitamarhi district today, police said.

The incident happened under Dumra police station area when they had gone there to make a Chhath puja ghat, the police said.

The two slipped and fell into deep waters while preparing the ghat at the pond, Sadar Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) Satyendra Prasad said.

The deceased were identified as Rakesh Kumar (11) and Dipali Kumari (08), the SDO said. PTI COR AR SBN .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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