10 children drowned in Bihar
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 23:06
Patna: Ten children, including girls, drowned today in separate incidents in Rohtas, Siwan, Banka and Jehanabad districts of Bihar.

Police said four children drowned in Sone river near Enikat ghat under Dehri-on-Sone area in Rohtas district.

The deceased were identified as Vivek Kumar (14), Akash Kumar (10), Mantu Kumar (10) and Rohit Kumar (13), police said.

In Siwan district three girls drowned in Daha river near Nawalpur brigade area under Mufassil police station area while taking bath, police said.

The three were identified as sisters Rita (14) and Sangeeta (8) and Urmila (13), police said.

In a similar tragedy, two brothers drowned in a pond under Katoria police station area in Banka district, police said.

In Jehanabad, an eight year-old girl drowned in a pond, while three other children were rescued from drowning by the villagers, police said.


First Published: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 23:06

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