Four children drown in Telangana lake

Four children drowned in a lake in Telangana`s Ranga Reddy district near here on Thursday, police said.

IANS| Updated: Sep 15, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Hyderabad: Four children drowned in a lake in Telangana`s Ranga Reddy district near here on Thursday, police said.

The incident occurred in Ahmednagar in Kandukur mandal of Ranga Reddy district when the children had entered the lake to take a bath.

Rescue workers retrieved their bodies from the lake. The deceased include a girl.

The dead have been identified as Shilpa, 14, Srujan, 13, Shiva, 12 and Nani, 10.

A pall of gloom descended on the village.

Ranga Reddy district has been receiving heavy rain since Wednesday night.