Two girls drown as car slips into river; father attempts suicide
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Last Updated: Sunday, July 18, 2010, 23:34
Alappuzha: Two girls drowned as the car driven by their father plunged into the Pampa river at Neerettupuram in the district today.

The Father was admitted to a hospital after he tried to commit suicide by consuming poison in the shock of the tragedy, police said.

The deceased were identified as Darsana (13) and Dona (7), daughters of David, a school teacher.

The mishap occurred when David and his daughters were on their way to attend the Sunday service in a church.

The girls were trapped in the car while their father managed to come out.

His condition was not serious, hospital sources said.

The girls' bodies were taken out from the car by local people with the help of police.


First Published: Sunday, July 18, 2010, 23:34

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