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