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3 children drown while taking bath in Ganga barrage

Press Trust of India  |  Kanpur 

At least three children drowned while taking in the Ganga here today, police said.

Five children, aged between 12 to 15, had gone to take in Babupurwa area when they drowned, of Police (west) said.

Three bodies were fished out late in the evening while bodies of two children were yet to be located, he said.

According to eyewitnesses, when one child started drowning, others rushed to save him and they got trapped in deep water.

The three children were taken to where they were declared brought dead, the police said.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 23:15 IST