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Three minor girls drown in water-filled pit at quarry

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

Three minors girls drowned in a pit filled with water at a quarry in in Maharashtra's district, police said today.

The incident happened in Dahelepada, a tribal hamlet in Bhiwandi's Kamba area, yesterday when Rohita (13), her sister (12) and their cousin Nita Fakat (10) entered the water-filled pit for a swim, an said.

Unable to judge the depth of the pit, the three girls drowned and their bodies were brought out by local residents, the added.

RE Yadav of station said that foul play was not suspected in the incident but a noting of it had been made in the police station's diary.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 17:20 IST