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Two girls drown in drain in UP’s Jalaun district

When the goats began to run towards a rainwater-filled drain near the village, both girls chased them in an attempt to bring them back but fell and drowned in the drain.

 

Two girls drown in drain in UP’s Jalaun district

Jalaun: Two girls drowned after falling in a drain in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district on Saturday evening, officials said. Circle Officer (CO) Ram Singh said the incident took place in Ukasa village. Shanti (9), and Parvati (10) had gone to graze goats near the village with their friends. "At around five o'clock in the evening, when the goats started running towards a rainwater-filled drain near the village, both the girls chased the goats to bring them back but accidentally fell and drowned in the drain," the CO said.

The CO said another friend informed the family about the incident. By the time the family reached the drain after getting the information, both the girls had drowned. The family members informed the police about the incident. On getting the information, the police immediately reached the spot. Singh said it was getting dark in the evening, so the post-mortem of both girls would be done on Sunday.

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