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Brother-sister duo drown in pond

Press Trust of India  |  Machilipatnam (AP) 

Two minor siblings drowned in a pond at Pochemaplli village in Krishna district, police said toady.

The mishap occurred last evening when Upendra (7) entered the pond along with buffaloes after grazing them in a field, police said, adding that Upendra' sister Triveni (11) also drowned in a bid to save her brother.

The bodies have been fished out from the pond, police said.

Upendra and Triveni were students of class III and VI, respectively.

A case of accidental death case has been registered by police.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 16:57 IST