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Three, including 2 brothers, drown in Sone river in MP's Sidhi

Press Trust of India  |  Sidhi (MP) 

Three teenagers today drowned in the near Bhitari village in Madhya Pradesh's district, a senior police said.

Two of those who drowned were siblings, the added.

"The incident occurred at 9am today. The three teenagers and their family members had gone to the for a bath as part of a marriage-related ritual," said of Police (ASP) Suryakant Sharma.

He identified the three who drowned as (18), (16) and (12).

Akash and Ashish were siblings, he informed.

"Sachin started drowning and Ashish and Akash, along with another youth named Ravi Yadav, jumped into the river to save Sachin," he said.

While (15) was saved by villagers, the other three drowned, Sharma informed.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 17:00 IST
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