Three children drown in Yamuna in UP

Three children drowned while bathing in the Yamuna river flowing through Bidoli village in Shamli district, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 09, 2014, 14:09 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Three children drowned while bathing in the Yamuna river flowing through Bidoli village in Shamli district, police said.

The three children identified as Deepak (12), Monu (11) and Bittu (15) had gone to take a bath in the river yesterday on the occasion of Ganga Dusshera when the mishap took place.

In another incident, a 25-year-old drowned in the Ganga canal at Kutubpur village in the district.