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Two women along with five kids jump into canal, four die

Two daughters-in-law of the same family along with their five kids attempted suicide by jumping into a canal near here, but a woman and a child were saved by a passer-by, police said on Sunday.



Sonepat (Haryana): Two daughters-in-law of
the same family along with their five kids attempted suicide
by jumping into a canal near here, but a woman and a child
were saved by a passer-by, police said on Sunday.

A woman and three children drowned in the Delhi branch
parallel canal near Rohat village and their bodies had been
fished out, police said.

A woman and a child were saved by a motorcyclist who
jumped into the canal on attracting screams of the drowning
persons, police said adding the tragic incident happened last
evening.

A girl was still missing and was presumed dead, police
said.

Saroj Bala along with her three children -- Kiran (12),
Ritu (9) and Ankur (6) -- and her sister-in-law Sarla with her
two sons -- Bholu (11) and Nitin (8) -- jumped into the canal
last evening, police said.

It appeared to be a case of suicide, they said adding
the family hailed from Jasorkheri village.

Some land dispute was believed to be the reason behind
the apparent suicide, police said.

PTI

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