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Two drown in Pykara dam

Press Trust of India  |  Udhagamandalam(TN) 

Two persons including a 10-year-old boy, drowned in a dam attached to Pykara Power project near here today, police said.

The incident occurred when the boy from nearby Arayatti had gone to play near the shallow area of the dam and accidentally fell into the water, they said.

The woman, related to the boy, immediately jumped in the water to rescue him.

However, both drowned, they added.

Investigation is on, police said.

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First Published: Thu, December 28 2017. 17:40 IST