Two minor brothers drowned while taking bath after a Chhath ritual in a pond at Bisrampur of Gopalganj district, police said today.
The incident occurred when both the minors had gone to clean Chhath ghat at a village pond last evening. After cleaning the ghat, both went to take bath in the pond and drowned.
The deceased were identified as Mohit Kumar Pandey (12) and his cousin Dilip Mani Tripathi (10).
The bodies were fished out late last night by local villagers.
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