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Bodies of four missing children found in pond

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarpur 

Bodies of four missing children have been found in a pond in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, officials said today.

Bodies of four children were found in a pond at Khurshaida village last night, District Magistrate Dharmendra Singh said.

He said the post-mortem report says the deaths happened due to drowning.

Five children were missing since Monday.

The DM said the families of the victims have been provided Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia each as per provisions made by state Disaster Management department.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 16:22 IST