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3 drown in backwaters of Mahi river in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A minor girl, her mother and another woman drowned in the backwaters of River in Rajasthan's district today, the police said.

SHO of Ambapura Police Station Nagendra Singh said Mannu (11) went deep in the backwaters of the river and drowned.

Her mother (30) and another woman (25) also drowned while trying to save her, he said, adding the villagers alerted the police after which rescue teams were pressed into service.

Divers and state disaster relief force were pressed into service, and they fished the bodies out of the water after over two hours of effort, the said.

The bodies were handed over the the family members after post-mortem, he said.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 21:30 IST