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Three school children drown in a pond


Press Trust of India Madhubani
Three school children drowned in a pond in Bihar's Madhubani district on Wednesday, police said.
The three children had gone to take bath in a pond in Basaith village but slipped into the deep waters and met their watery grave, Benipatti Sub-Divisional Police Officer Pushkar Kumar said.
The bodies have been fished out from the pond with the help of local people, he said.
The Sub-Divisional Magistrate said that deceased's families would be given ex gratia as per the government's rules once the postmortem report is received.

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 10:15 PM IST

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