Two girls drown in river in Sitapur

 Two minor girls drowned in Chouka river in Reosa area here, police said on Tuesday.

PTI| Updated: Feb 24, 2015, 12:40 PM IST

Sitapur: Two minor girls drowned in Chouka river in Reosa area here, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place yesterday when sisters Neha (10) and Gayatri (7) had gone to collect soil, they said.

Their mother Chandana (45) and sister Parul (4) jumped into the river to save them, police said, adding, they were rescued by the locals.

Police said that their condition was critical and both were referred to a district hospital, Sitapur.  

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