February 18, 2018

Two drown in Gandak river

Two persons including a girl

drowned today in a river near the Lalganj police station area in Bihar’s Vaishali district, police sources said.

A 10-year-old girl Anjali Kumari, a native of Basanta village, was taking bath in the Gandak river when she accidentally slipped in deep waters and drowned, the sources said.

On seeing the girl drown, a youth Nandan Kumar jumped in the river to rescue her, but he too drowned, they said.

The girl’s body was fished out, while efforts were on to recover the other body, the sources added.

Courtesy: PTI

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